“To love and to express it is to be vulnerable. To create works of art is to be vulnerable, and it’s hard for people to let themselves be vulnerable. Especially in this world, where the internet lets us democratically savage one another, it’s even scarier, but the courage to be an artist means also the courage to love and to express it.” So says Robert Olen Butler in this candid interview with Emily Alford.
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Interviews : characterization, craft, Emily Alford, how fiction works, Robert Olen Butler, writers on writing, writing and identity | By Emily Alford