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August 15th, 2011

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01:15 am

If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach.
— Alfred Hitchcock

When I write a story, what do you immediately look for?

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Date:August 15th, 2011 09:00 am (UTC)
humanity and inhumanity, sometimes in the same character
'lyrical, tangible prose' is as close as I can come, but it doesn't encapsulate the signature quality I've only ever found in your writing and can't seem to articulate.
Date:August 15th, 2011 12:20 pm (UTC)
The coach might be sentient and might well have tentacles.
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Date:August 15th, 2011 03:04 pm (UTC)
War in all her scary, perfect glory.
Date:August 15th, 2011 03:13 pm (UTC)
Emotional resonance and prose I want to roll around in.
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Date:August 15th, 2011 04:20 pm (UTC)
the artfullest pilfering. >P
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Date:August 16th, 2011 02:14 am (UTC)
Dense, thorny, and thoroughly awesome phrasing.

Also, ladies being AWESOME.

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