Sarah Gerkensmeyer: The Casualties of Writing

Excerpt from Writer Unboxed:

As a writer, I have a hard time believing that the casualties in my stories aren’t pieces of myself. Another character is dropped onto the page, blinking up at me, wanting something, feeling sad. I blink back, wondering.

Read the full here (it includes a givewaway).


2 thoughts on “Sarah Gerkensmeyer: The Casualties of Writing

    • Thank you! It was a lovely essay and I enjoyed your thoughts on the emotional connection that writing demands of its writers.

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