Tag Archives: Flannery O’Connor

The Hunter of Hearts

By all accounts she was a difficult human being, a talented writer, a self-described “holy terror,” and in appearance both adolescent and a gargoyle. I prefer not to focus on the negative aspects of her character, because I think there … Continue reading

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The Long and Short of Show and Tell

In the inner sanctum of MFA programs and scattered across the pages of numerous ‘how to’ books, there are ‘rules’ for modern writers. In fact, there are sacrosanct commandments. 1. Thou shalt show, not tell, and do it in the … Continue reading

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