The chaos of the middle…


“When you are in the middle of a story it isn’t a story at all, but only a confusion; a dark roaring, a blindness, a wreckage of shattered glass and splintered wood.”

Margaret Atwood (b. 1939), Canadian writer

Source text: her 1996 novel Alias Grace.


This newspaper photograph of Ms. Atwood, which was obtained from her website, was taken in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1967. She was 28 years old.

Note — The image at the the top of this post was obtained from

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