How to Write Yourself Into the Great American Novel
September 25, 2012
A couple years ago, a lot of folks believed that victory in 2010 would be a cakewalk. Led by Tea Party activists, the GOP picked up over 800 legislative seats, state and federal, in the 2010 off-year election. Rumors of the Republican Party’s death had been greatly exaggerated. Or so it seemed. Novels and action movies involve a hero’s quest. The main character hopes to accomplish something. Dorothy wants to return to Kansas.