A Sustained Act of Empathy

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“The job description for the author is to imagine the lives of others … I do believe that what’s so exciting and terrifying about the writing process is that it really is an act of exploration and discovery. With all of us, not just writers, there is a sort of knowledge of the other. We have a lot more in common than we realize, and I think writing is really a sustained act of empathy.”