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“…there was nowhere to go but everywhere.”

– Jack Kerouac, On the Road

Robert Olen Butler

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Where has this writer been all my life? How’ve I missed this guy? Too busy hearing about him and thinking yeah, one of these days I’ll read him. Or hmm, didn’t I read his work back in grad school? No, I hadn’t. If I had, I never would have forgotten.

Currently reading his book, From Where You Dream: The Process of Writing Fiction. It’s blowin’ my doors off, and changing the way I look at writing.

Read this last night. Amazing short story. As the author himself might say, “It thrums.”

Fairy Tale