Cynthia Leitich-Smith interviews her at her blog, Cynsations. Here's the start:
What do you love most about your creative life? Why?
What I like about the creative life is that it demands that I pay attention.
I learned to pay attention for the crass reason that I was looking for ideas, for stories.
But the longer I looked and the more carefully I listened, the more I learned that the work of paying attention is a gift in and of itself, a way to love the world, to be present in it, to celebrate it.
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