Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Creating Short Stories 05 - Kurt Vonnegut Speaks

Kurt Vonnegut told tremendous stories. I especially enjoyed Slaughterhouse Five, his World War II critique. The story repeats "So it goes." throughout the book to shed light on the enigmatic circumstances of Billy Pilgrim life as he shifts in time.

Slaughterhouse Five appeared on film in 1972. Here's a trailer:



Vonnegut ranks among the best American writers. Let's listen to what he says about writing a story.


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