Robert Olen Butler’s internet presence

Yesterday Maud linked to this article about authors and their sites, in which writer Robert Olen Butler declared he would never keep a blog. Now Duncan Murrell writes:

I know the article points out that Butler “once composed a short story online,” but that really does not do justice to the unintentionally hilarious, self-reverent web site he created to broadcast himself (via webcasts) writing in real time, titled “Inside Creative Writing: Watch a Pulitzer Prize Winner Create an Original Story”. It’s all been archived, with both a text and a video introduction by the man himself. I assume he has no time for blogs because he’s taken on-line exhibitionism to a new level. P.S. I’m no Butler hater — A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain is a favorite of mine.


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