James Michener’s Nomadic Pursuit of Depth

Method Writing When James Michener was writing his epic 1978 novel, Chesapeake, he didn’t have to travel far for inspiration. At the time he lived in an old house, nestled on 25 acres, near the Choptank river on a creek that emptied into the eastern waters of Chesapeake Bay. “He loved the sounds of the place,” explained Michener […]
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