“Storytelling, like all art, like life, is an act of learning—of finding out. We are mistaken to assume that stories of transformation are only about transformation, mere illustrations. Instead, they are transformation itself, acts of practical alchemy, with the power to alter the reality of every receptive person they touch.”
We’re Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin. We’ve been married and writing books together for over 30 years. All of the things we do—plays, books, poems, artworks, videos, publishing—are plays on ideas.
Working in isolation and without an ordinary outlet seems to be uncomfortable to lots of people, but might be more familiar for artists and writers. Why have we been doing that kind of thing for so long? The question reminded me of an essay from some years back that took the form of a conversation […]