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Published on Oct 2, 2012
Watch a Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer create a short story in real time, from first inspiration through all the bad sentences and wrong turns to final, polished story, commenting on his process as he works.
For further elaboration on Professor Butler’s creative process, see his book “From Where You Dream.”
Robert Olen Butler, who teaches creative writing at Florida State University, recorded this 17-part series in the fall of 2001. For more on the project, visit www.fsu.edu/butler For more on Professor Butler: www.robertolenbutler.com