Drop by every week to read a real-life story (or, sometimes, an essay about the art of writing real-life stories.)   

A few months ago, I dropped in on the San Francisco Writers’ Workshop, which I used to run, just to see how it was going. It was going well! That night, one member, Holman Turner, read something that I kept thinking about in the weeks that followed. I asked Holman if I could run his brief reminiscence here, and he said okay, so here it is:

Three Dollars

[Also, you can read an excerpt from my new memoir, Road Trips: Becoming an American in the vapor trail of the Sixties here. The book is available from Amazon and from Nook Books. If you’re in San Francisco, you can pick up a copy from Bird and Beckett bookstore in Glenn Park–which (if you’re in San Francisco) you should visit anyway, whether or not you buy my book.]


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s