8 responses

  1. Bill Diskin
    January 21, 2015

    Enjoyed this one. Especially the Marion Winik example. Appreciate your insight. Thanks.


  2. John
    January 30, 2015

    Yes, thank you for acknowledging and reminding us of the power of restraint.


  3. Susanna
    February 18, 2015

    Just found this, and at exactly the right time too. Thanks.


  4. Darryl
    February 27, 2015

    Fantastic insight. Thanks very much.


  5. max tomlinson
    April 23, 2015

    Show, don’t tell.


  6. Jennifer Schelter
    November 7, 2015

    Thank you, Dylan. Wonderful and clear. Thank you for reminding me of the power of restraint.


  7. Melpub
    February 5, 2016

    This is fascinating, and very helpful. I teach Danticat, and am always fielding student questions about testing, and here is a new, and better, answer.


  8. Elizabeth Westmark
    May 25, 2018

    Susan Bruins Rowe’s excellent piece, Unafraid of the Dark, in Creative Nonfiction, Issue 66, Spring 2018, let me to Tony Earley’s “going cold” concept and to your examples and perspective here. Remarkably helpful. Thank you, Dylan.


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