A quick post here. Over at The Mantle I have a piece on the border between fiction and non-fiction. It took me quite a while to write it and it was mainly because the idea itself was barely afloat in the detritus of the writing I was churning out in realtime. I think I've talked about this, how the influence of Borges might have been too much over the past few years and how I still think that the border between fiction and nonfiction, damn near impossible to define, is still something of great importance to me and my writing.
I once posted this story about what ISIS wants on Facebook and the reaction was one where a friend even wondered if it was real. Good times for the pseudo-essayist, bad times for those who demand (wrongly, I and most post-modernists would say) a hard line between fiction and non-fiction.
I could write so much about this, but I won't. Go over there and check out the article (and the other ones that The Mantle has) and discuss.
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