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Mary Elliott

This is a short story I wrote back around 2000. I wrote it quickly, in 2-3 days, and that definitely shows in its quality. It's not a great story, but its writing was mostly done as an exercise in composing an epistolary story, one told exclusively through newspaper articles, journal entries, letters, etc. This is… Continue reading Mary Elliott

Fiction, Musings

Correspondence as a Method of Storytelling

I have been toying recently with a story idea told in the epistolary style—that is, told through correspondence between characters, as well as through a variety of news articles and journal entries. This genre of storytelling traces back as far as the 15th century. However, it is likely most familiar to contemporary readers by way… Continue reading Correspondence as a Method of Storytelling