truth to fiction

Translating life into fiction can be a way to externalize our inner apocalypse…

an-old-west-style-padlock-in-old-town-san-diego_w725_h544 photo: Jon Sullivan

…and reading our fiction can lead us to an understanding of what we have locked away.

Write about a Thanksgiving that became a turning point in your life, locate it in an exaggerated world of your creation, and animate it with people who enact your turmoil.

This can change you – and Thanksgiving – forever. Sometimes its just easier to let something go by writing truth to fiction.