True Stories

Leaving Las Vegas

More to read: Edward Champion has guest blogger Erin O'Brian telling the fascinating true story of the author of Leaving Las Vegas, her brother John O'Brian, who took his own life shortly after selling the film rights to the book.

Three True Stories Begging to Be Fictionalized

History is full of great stories begging to be fictionalized. Here's three that I've come across that paint something of a portrait of the early Americas.