As I was reading Margaret Atwood's Negotiating with the Dead, it hit me that the six identities of the writer she explores can also be interpreted as six story archetypes. Almost every story I could think of fit at least one of the archetypes, and many took elements from several of them.Clearly, these are stories that resonate deeply … Continue reading Six identities, six stories
Telling stories is as basic to human beings as eating. More so, in fact, for while food makes us live, stories are what make our lives worth living. -- On Stories, Richard Kearney To be a person is to have a story to tell. -- Isak Dinesen Once the necessities for survival are taken care … Continue reading Why are stories so important?