It’s amazing to find out that writers are people, too. They have lives and often do things as interesting as rocket science, engineering, or stand-up comedy.
Today, our featured author holds that final occupation. But don’t be fooled. His story, The Bronze Man and the Second Son, isn’t funny at all. It is a quiet study of the dangers of reaching beyond the edges of the world.
Let’s meet You Are Here‘s comedian turned writer…
What inspired you to write a story about a map?
Do you have a special place where you go to recharge your creative muse?
Can you tell us about a time when you wished you had a map?
Anytime I’ve ever had a crush on a girl I had wished I had a map towards realistic expectations.
Your story, The Bronze Man and the Second Son, focuses on the journey of an indigenous person showing a newcomer his world. I found the text contemplative, practical, and haunting. What inspired the setting?
Lee Blevins lives in Lexington, Kentucky. He’s a stand-up comic and a sit down tragedian. He’s on Twitter @BleeSevens.
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