Christopher Meeks's Writings
I had been asked to write about my writing process for a blog called Wordswimmer. Here's what I wrote: Everything is eventually related to structure, if you ask me. As I began as a writer, I didn't even think about structure. But as soon as I started teaching narrative writing, I realized a few things. First, in my own first drafts of short stories, I often come...
Like many people of my generation, I wanted to write great stories, important stories—stories that made me rich. Then along came reality: I receive little or no money when my stories are published, but I get two copies of any literary journal I’m in. While that hasn’t helped pay my son’s college bills, I’ve nonetheless been awed that I’ve made it into the...
'Love At Absolute Zero' is a gift--and one of the many that continue to emerge from the pen and mind and brilliant trait for finding the humor in life that makes him so genuinely fine a writer.”
—Critic Grady Harp, Top-Ten Amazon reviewer
Christopher Meeks writes short fiction and novels. His book of short stories, The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea earned great reviews including the Los Angeles Times ("poignant and wise") and a blurb in Entertainment Weekly that said, "A...
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