Introducing Ten Spurs Thursdays on themayborn.com. Visit each week through January 2 to read a new piece from the 2013 edition of Mayborn's Ten Spurs literary journal.
The Mayborn's tribe of storytellers is busy making sure Archer City keeps its place on Texas' literary map.
What I do is tell stories. I try to make them read like the stories I like to read, the ones that captivate me, motivate me. The stories that make me think about life in a different way.
One week before conference alum Kevin Fedarko returns to the 2013 Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, The Dallas Morning News has great things to say for the author's literary journey through the Grand Canyon.
An article in The Washington Post about a Manassas, Va., swimming pool salesman experiencing the unraveling of his decades-long success story during a summer of disappointments received the first place award in the first Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest sponsored by the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference.