To ask for a map is to say, tell me
a story, and to ask for a story is
to say, take me somewhere.
~ Peter Turchi, Maps of the Imagination
Peter Turchi Website (Turchi is a novelist, widely published short story writer, and nonfiction writer. He teaches at Arizona State University. There are many wonderful stories, articles, interviews to explore on Turchi's site, in addition to his own books. Of particular note is the valuable section of resources for writers.)