Microkhan by Brendan I. Koerner

Entries Tagged as 'fame'

The Catch

November 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off on The Catch

I love this whole approach of picking apart successful yarns to figure out what makes them work. To get myself in the book-writing mindset, I’ve been doing likewise with a bunch of great stories from my formative years—things that have managed to stick with me all these decades later. It’s probably no great shock for […]


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After the Peak

September 30th, 2011 · Comments Off on After the Peak

During this past week’s procrastinatory idylls, I had a chance to read two very different accounts of how folks deal with the fallout of fame. The first was an excerpt from an upcoming biography of the late Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton, a man who basically apart after his playing career was over. His […]


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