A popular pastime for privileged creative nonfiction writers in Vancouver is to scour the country their city has made into a hinterland to (I quote): “Look for landscapes I can inflict my vision on.”
Here’s some inflicted landscape, in Vernon, British Columbia, a settlement turned into a hinterland for people wishing to write their visions somewhere.
Our readers can tell when we’re lying. Nonfiction shouldn’t be fiction. Please don’t. Real people and real places get hurt.