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How to avoid the trap of boring white people

Aren’t you tired of writing the same thing? Don’t you see that all of your books look the same?

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Coming out of the closet.

I never hid what I am, though I’ve played the roles I felt I was supposed to here and there, but I’ve also never just outright owned it. And this morning, I went on the local radio station and told the whole region.

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I am probably going to offend you.

Why am I so free in my personal life, but then paralyzed when it’s time to put the words out there? Isn’t that the whole of what I do?

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Do you smell that?

Scientists have proven that our olfactory sense is the most direct route to memory — and yet we can’t keep any of it.

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That shelf in Kansas means everything

When I write, I aim in my mind not toward New York but toward a vague spot a little to the east of Kansas…

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Without that one person

What would you do without your very favorite person?

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Steal This Plot: Grandpa keeps sending psychics…

What if you lost your grandfather, but he just won’t go away? And what if he’s got an agenda?

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Driving at night

Writing a novel is like driving a car at night…

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