Creating the “Well-Imagined Story”

When Tim O’Brien talks about what it takes to write fiction, I listen.  In this Atlantic article, “Telling Tails,” O’Brien tackles what it takes to create a well-imagined story.  He writes, “To vividly imagine and to vividly render extraordinary human events, or sequences of events, is the hard-lifting, heavy-duty, day-by-day, unending labor of a fiction writer.”

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