A Story is a Promise

Essays on the Craft of Writing

About the Author

A Story is a Promise on Audio Tape

This professionally-recorded and edited audio tape explores how a story functions as a promise. Stories explored include Saving Private Ryan, A Room with a View, The Hunt for Red October, The Velveteen Rabbit, and Rocky.

It's available for $6.99 (includes shipping and handling). Send a check to

Bill Johnson
318 SW Palatine Hill Rd.
Portland, OR 97219

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You can listen to a sample of the audio tape using a RealAudio player. A Story is a Promise Audio Sample

Bill Johnson,
author of A Story is a Promise.