Finding a Room of One’s Own


Finding a Room of One’s Own At almost every reading I’ve ever been to, the first question asked of the author is, “What is your writing process?” Often, the author will describe a disciplined, solitary, almost Spartan life that begins at 4:30 a.m. each day at a small desk, rain or shine, in sickness and in health. This is the point in the Q & A when I sink into despair. Then I decide that half of these writers are embellishing; that the blissful early morning desk is fiction itself. Perhaps the perpetuation of this ideal comes from a desire to [...]