stories in watercolor

18 Apr

When Wendy MacNaughton drives out to Bolinas, California, or wanders around San Francisco’s Mission District, and interviews the people she meets, those conversations don’t become the written narratives of a normal reporter.

They become paintings.

It’s a fascinating way to read a story, and Wendy has a gift for it. I owe her for reminding me that there are infinite ways to tell a story, and for inspiring me to explore a little more the next time I’m telling one.

Here’s an excerpt from Meanwhile, Mission Bartenders, an installment in a series she does for The Rumpus Book Club.

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