Do you think some parts of fiction have to adhere to fact?
Check out Scott's posts on Truth versus Verisimilitude on his blog Six Words For A Hat.
Then go here--and check out Tara Maya's excellent comment (there's nudity involved) on the matter while you're at it.
Added later: There's now a third post here.
I'm also excited to announce that my evening as featured writer with The New Short Fiction Series has been announced. On July 10th, five actors here in Los Angeles will be reading some of my short stories to coincide with the release of my upcoming collection The Wild Grass and Other Stories. I'll definitely be talking more about this as we get closer to the date. I'm very excited!