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A Padawan’s Journal: Ooo, Shiny

Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff | March 7, 2013

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I sometimes hear writers whine about questions they hate to answer.

For example: “If one more person asks me where I get my ideas, I’ll scream! (I’m gonna say they’re delivered by stork.)”

Or: “I’ll strangle the next fan who asks ‘Why did you have your character do X? (Blame it on my unhappy childhood.)”

Or: “How am I supposed to describe my writing process? It’s ART, for criminy sake! I sacrifice a fatted reader to the gods of creativity and Snoopy dance under a full moon.)”

I am puzzled by this whining because these are all questions I’m perfectly happy to answer. Repeatedly.

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