I find one of the most useful ways to answer the question “why” is “I dunno.” It creates the context for you to find the truth in what you say next, because you’ve cleared the slate by acknowledging you don’t yet have it. I often get answers very quickly that way. It’s also how I begin a story.

— Asher's Maxim 256

Asher Black

Asher Black is a former literary and review editor who writes, thinks, reads, listens, and is interested in the interior darkness of the soul.

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