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.

I am fully engaged in the process of not writing a novel.

That was the lede to a blog post I wrote thirteen years ago, give or take a day or two.

I’d started writing Eleanor four years before that. When I look back at these old blog posts, I wonder sometimes how I managed to keep plugging away at that book. It wasn’t easy: there were enormous gaps of time during which I didn’t write because I...

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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.”
Jason Gurley, Eleanor

“There should be someone in the world who loves you despite you,” she whispers to her mother.”
Jason Gurley, Eleanor

“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.”
Jason Gurley, Eleanor

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