The Art of Splitting Apart

Writing in fragments

Grant Faulkner

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I’ve been thinking about my love affair with the fragment this week as my book, The Art of Brevity, enters the world.

I don’t think of life as a round, complete circle — it’s shaped by fragments, shards, and pinpricks. It’s a collage of snapshots, a collection of the unspoken, an attic full of situations that aren’t easily disposed of. The brevity of flash…

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Grant Faulkner

Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month, co-founder of 100 Word Story, writer, tap dancer, alchemist, contortionist, numbskull, preacher.