I love the most the students with troubled lives.
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I didn't know any schizophrenics. The most valuable information I got was from people with the disease and their family members.
As my early drawings warned me, where humans go, lions and tidal waves follow.
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.
I like to write first-person because I like to become the character I'm writing.
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And though various organizations in America and England collected money and sent food parcels to these refugees, nothing was ever received by the Spanish.