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So often, narrative writing follows the same patterns of chronology and forward momentum. Here’s an opportunity for writers to submit narratives based on new structures.

To travel is to experience just as much a change of characters as a change in scenery.
Hitchhikers ask and answer one question: “How do we get a car to stop?”
When you read something true it feels like the writer's world may be ending.
One time we were drinking casual beers that we had bought from Afghanis in Placa...
Characters without whom our stories would be much less colorful and probably much...
We'd hold hands at the funeral, and I'd whisper in her ear, "Let's get away from here."
Taking every bus route in Buenos Aires from start to finish.
Sitting in windowless rooms with people whose hearts were more dessicated than mine.
One beer begets another, which begets another, which begets an idea.
Rather than leaping out of the grass and snapping ducks in their jaws, Native Americans...
Complete instructions on how to travel through Spain staying well-fed and in love.
"Eyes meet and a half smile, but you don’t meet someone on the ônibus."
Though awake since 5...This sense of dislocation.... In Chicago Friday night I stood up...
The juxtaposition of stories and lives via couchsurfing comes down to beautiful and...
"You are the first white man I’ve ever met that says, 'Yes, I will live in an informal...
>In the latest nonlinear narrative, Noah Pelletier's college friends visit him in...
As part of the nonlinear narrative series, this piece by Emily Strasser is both a recipe...
As part of our series on nonlinear travel writing, this story by Hal Amen reveals place...
-65.2° to 176° Fahrenheit: The operating temperature of the 5.56mm round that goes...
I like writing where events and details and moments aren't just presented but more like...
Former Surfing editor and pro surfer Jamie Brisick recalls his life in boards.
What things have you named in your travels? And can this tell the story of where you've...