Latest Musings

Places You Can’t Visit in Colorado

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Earlier this month, I talked about real Colorado cities and towns I’d used as locations in my books, but now I want to talk about the fictional places I’ve written about. There aren’t as... READ MORE

Does Realism in Fiction Matter?

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First off, before we go any further, let me stress that I know (having taught many creative writing classes) that “truth” or “reality” doesn’t always make for compelling fiction. I know without a... READ MORE