Open the door to your ‘magician’s toyshop’

Angela Meyer
Jul 22, 2020 · 4 min read

Writing exercises and life lessons from Ray Bradbury

In one of the hardest periods of my life, words have been doors: sturdy lines on a page through which the past, depths of the moment, and possible futures move. Among the first books I ordered after my dad died in April was Ray Bradbury’s 1951 short story collection The Illustrated Man and his book of…