3-5 minute read for anyone interested in where the inspiration for What We Never Had came from, what challenges I encountered, what advice I'd give to fellow writers and where I see the publishing industry heading.
"Art is connection. And yes. We need it desperately. In a world in which empathy is under a digital siege, and propaganda is sharpening our fears into murderous hatred, we desperately need art so we might connect our experiences to other people’s experiences, and in so doing recognize our shared humanity."
In this interview, I discuss writing in the second person, the inspiration for the characters in What We Never Had, my writing process, the sociopolitical landscape of 2003 and the way in which that landscape shaped the characters.