I like to write first-person because I like to become the character I'm writing.
More Quotes from Wally Lamb:However far fiction writers stray from their own lives and experiences - and I stray pretty far from mine - I think, ultimately, that we may be writing what we need to write in some way, albeit unconsciously.
When I was a kid, I was surrounded by girls: older sisters, older girl cousins just down the street... except for an older boy named Vito who threw rocks. Each year I would wish for a baby brother. It never happened.
Accept what people offer. Drink their milkshakes. Take their love.
The roundness of life's design may be a sign that there is a presence beyond ourselves.
I wanted to connect a modern story with a myth that I had read.
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