Simple Questions and Their Complicated Answers
4 July, 2014
“What’s your book about?” people ask, a fine question if ever there was one. But in a character-driven novel, there are so many answers, and few that satisfy both reader and author. The two sets of needs seem mutually exclusive. While the question is, understandably, usually about the story in regard to what happens, the author wants to explain what it means.
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