- Sometimes music is needed.
- Sometimes silence.
- This is probably because a novel is a piece of music, like all written things, the language demanding you make a sound as you read it.
- Sometimes I have written them on subways, missing stops, like people do when reading.
- It begins for me usually with the implications of a situation. A person who is like this in a place that is like this, an integer set into the heart of an equation and new values, everywhere.
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