Jason Gurley

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Jason Gurley's bestselling self-published novel, Eleanor, was acquired by Crown Publishing and reissued in 2016. He's the author of Greatfall, The Man Who Ended the World, and other novels, among them Awake in the World, due in 2019 from Roaring Brook Press. He lives and writes in Scappoose, Oregon.

Shocks and aftershocks

Each September I take a little trip: a week away, just me and whatever writing project I’m working on at the time. Last year, I spent that time on the Washington coast. It was rainy, gusty; it was perfect. I needed that week; I’d been struggling with my novel-in-progress all year long. I did what I hoped to do: I whipped the book, and myself, into shape. By the trip’s end, I headed home refreshed.

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“Most souls wait for a very long time. In the end, the peace they seek is usually within themselves, not within the confines of the world they left.”
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“There should be someone in the world who loves you despite you,” she whispers to her mother.”
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“This is how the darkness is. It knows nothing else. It fills crevices, pushing into the finest, narrowest corners, ascribing no meaning to the events that it carries, but birthing and then swallowing them again as they expire.”
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