Author Archives: Eric Chandler

About Eric Chandler

Husband. Father. Pilot. Cross Country Skier. Writer. Author of Outside Duluth and Down In It.

You Can’t Handle the Truth: A Review of “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien

I helped put on a writing workshop this summer called Bridging the Gap. During the workshop, I was reading The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien. The whole point of the workshop was to get stories into the world, so this … Continue reading

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Conversations meander when you fly across the whole country. That’s why I’m not sure how this started. But this is how it ended. The captain said, “A lot of times I say things to get my wife mad. She’ll give … Continue reading

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Gordon Who?

In 2006, I’d been publishing outdoor magazine articles for about five years. Maybe there’s something in the Lake Superior tap water, because that was how long we had lived in Duluth by that point. I subscribed to the Duluth News … Continue reading

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