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Best way to get into a finance industry role from B4 tax?
How long, on average, does it take you to complete a first draft, and how do you know when the story is one you’re prepared to spend that much time and energy working on?
Do you think writing is lonely work?
Who else would be my editor?
Have you ever started and abandoned a novel because it just didn’t end up fueling you the way you thought it would?
What is your next novel about, or what does it explore (as much as you’re willing to say), and what prompted it?
First I thought, maybe she’s suddenly a great athlete, but it didn’t feel like a good choice, because I kept thinking, well, so what?
How long did you have your previous editor there, and what’s it like when that kind of change happens to someone so firmly established at a publishing house?
What excites you about all of it, even now?
What if it didn’t work out?
But truthfully, who knows what is going to happen next?
Of course, I was also scared, because how would this work?
How would I write with someone else?
What if I were able to process my coma that way?
Then I thought, well, if writing about a woman who couldn’t remember anything about her coma hadn’t helped, what if I wrote about a woman who remembered everything?
Why didn’t I go to dental school?
Oh, and those neatly organized colored folders?
In the closet, because who wears a dress now when you can wear yoga pants?
If light can be both a wave and a particle at the same time, which is supposed to be impossible, maybe this can be true, too, and isn’t that incredible?
What was the most helpful thing, or what were the most helpful things, others did for you when you were emerging as an author?