from Measuring Time: “The Life of a Writer”

This week I’m reflecting on “The Life of a Writer,” which is forthcoming in my short-story collection, Measuring Time & Other Stories (Wiseblood Books). The piece is a response and homage to one of my favorite short stories. Here’s the first line: “It began with Lorrie Moore’s story ‘How to Become a Writer,’ which you read in English 325 as a college junior.”

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