“I’ve always loved sci-fi books, movies, and TV, and the influence shows in other projects I’ve written…”
Sure, I’ll be Wren for a day. I’ll pick a lovely spring morning when the sun is hot, but there’s still a hint of melting snow. The stream is rushing. Addison’s just said good-bye to his ex-wife, once and for all. Wren and Addison both have the whole day off.
“Writing pain and fatness together is tricky, because many people assume that is all that fat people are.” –Susan Stinson
“The sense of wonder and possibility of storytelling has never left me.”
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I went through different phases: teacher, archaeologist (a la Indiana Jones), zoologist, doctor, spy, writer.
“For instance, for one novel, I researched video surveillance at retail stores. For another, I researched police jurisdiction at federally-owned national parks. And for another, I spent quite a lot of time looking at street maps.”
“I started writing books, specifically, because I wanted to share information and help people.”
“The message I’d internalized was that a loved one told you stories, and then you told stories to another loved one.”
“Dread sets in, you know?”