JOYCE CAROL OATES

JOYCE CAROL OATES

Characters begin as voices, then gain presence by being viewed in others' eyes.  Characters define one another in dramatic contexts.  It is often very exciting, when characters meet-- out of their encounters, unanticipated stories can spring.

ETGAR KERET אתגר קרת‎‎

ETGAR KERET אתגר קרת‎‎

When I compare novelists to short story writers or very short story writers, I can’t compare them, but one thing for sure, the purpose is different. I think that someone who writes tries to create or document a world. And when you write very short fiction you try to document a motion, some kind of movement.