Seen in a field, beautiful daffodils are all pretty much indistinguishable from each other. Yet up close every daffodil is different. As is every reader.
Within the guise of a lighthearted, self-interview, I explained what initially caused me in 2012 to decide to write my first novel.
Eventually you must let go and allow what you created to live – even if that “life” must be imperfect and not fully what you had imagined it would be.
At least Alexa had not laughed at me as all of this was going on.
I have never come upon a better statement on the appeal of history. Ultimately there is nothing more “romantic” than history…
Truth indeed. We could definitely use some.
I remember thinking also that I had gone to great lengths to write the women well (particularly the French women, who in our “Anglo-Saxon” literature are too often caricatured as nutcases, fiends, deviants, or “exotic”), and she had zeroed in on a man.
Are you more of an introvert or more of an extrovert?
Have we forgotten a “dystopia” is a “not-good place”?
Don’t tell me you don’t remember that video the next time you are walking through an airport.😂