THE SOUL MUST SPEAK, AND LONGS TO BE HEARD

In Fiction is the Preservation of the World

October 7, 2011

Tags: Fiction, writing, fiction writing, dreams, immortality.

When I was a kid spending summers at my dad's childhood home in the deep woods not far from Oxford, Ms., our favorite destination was a place a mile or two up the road from Mamaw and Papaw's place, called the Sand Cave. Mamaw's family owned it; she'd grown up on that property; her (more…)
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