FAINT GLOW

How A New Novel is Like a Kite

April 1, 2016

Tags: Building a kite, launching a book, THE GIRL WHO DANCED AT THE COME ON INN

I built my own kite when I was fourteen years old, from diagrams in the WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIA. Nothing fancy, not a box kite, just the traditional shape but big and strange. Made of two crossed sticks covered with a skin of black plastic taken from a garbage bag, it also had a very (more…)