Like a lot of great stories, Jon Larsen’s life-changer began in a moment so mundane, most of us would have forgotten it. Before breakfast one morning, Larsen wiped down the table til it was spotless, then turned back a second later to see a spot, “a shiny little speck that hadn’t been there before.” Continue reading “Searching for Stardust”
The internet has been abuzz with pieces about Jane Austen (commemorating her early death 200 years ago) and Game of Thrones (which, after a long wait, launched its seventh season). They’re both important story “franchises.” Jane Austen is every other person’s favorite writer, and time has only enhanced her appeal. Game of Thrones is HBO’s most popular show ever, enthralling audiences across the globe. Continue reading “Intimate or Epic”
There ARE a lot of choices, aren’t there?
I like to think of our nonfiction choices existing along a spectrum depending on how far (or near) the writer is from the material she or he is writing. Continue reading “How do I choose what kind of nonfiction course to take?”