When she isn’t lamenting her lost opportunity to see Hogwarts and Rivendell, or taking summer trips to Cape Cod, CL writes fantasy novels about vampire hunters and witches living in secret all around Massachusetts, as well as the occasional summer romance.
"It is impossible to discourage the real writers - they don’t give a damn what you say, they’re going to write."
If I could live anywhere, I’d like to live in Vermont. Or Virginia. (No, I’m not actually moving just yet.)
My original thought was Virginia. When L and I weren’t much younger, we had a momentary fascination with maps. I think it’s because Dad used to pull them out of National Geographic every time we got a new issue and post them to the bulletin board on our kitchen wall. So every month, or…
In general, people are not drawn to perfection in others. People are drawn to shared interests, shared problems, and an individual’s life energy. Humans connect with humans. Hiding one’s humanity and trying to project an image of perfection makes a person vague, slippery, lifeless, and uninteresting.