General Writing, Story, Writing and Place

Story, and the Republican National Convention and Minnesota Nice and East Africans in the Twin Cities and Blood Diamonds,

or, The Blood Diamond of Story. Perhaps the wonderful thing about story, about writing, is the chance to reframe everything. The free field of language which in its spiderwebbing way leads us to more truth, hidden truth, forgotten truth, truth which has been obscured and deformed.   Reframing everything. Putting everything back in context.  … Continue reading Story, and the Republican National Convention and Minnesota Nice and East Africans in the Twin Cities and Blood Diamonds,

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General Writing, Travel, Writing and Place

Writing and Place: Sniffing out the story

People who know that I am in Istanbul and know that I have begun a blog would reasonably expect a posting replete with my impressions of Istanbul, and there are many, but I think I need to take my time to bring something forward about what I really see here. I keep remembering Froudacity; West… Continue reading Writing and Place: Sniffing out the story