I learned how to improve my writing and what I would avoid doing in my work.
ICL: What is your favorite quote or line from a book?
"The act of writing requires a constant plunging back into the shadow of the past where time hovers ghostlike," Ralph Ellison.
ICL: What have you read most recently that inspired you?
Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino
ICL: Tell us something about yourself that most people don't know.
I'm a chess fanatic. I love playing the game.
ICL: If your life had a theme song right now, what would it be?
"The Pan Piper" by Miles Davis
"Suite One: Hoodoo in the Forest"
The sun stopped shining in a certain place in the woods. There was a time trees were barren and cold. In August, it once snowed. And deer, undeterred, roamed its grounds searching for food from a certain tree I was hung. I know this tree well. It grows bright red apples in the winter.