Interviews

Media

Interviews

My Interview with the Awesome Cyrus Webb on #ConversationsLive:
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Conversation with KUCI Host Janeane Bernstein
“Get the Funk Out,” November 26, 2018
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Essays and Articles

"The Suffering of Others Is Abstract, even in a Pandemic." Audere Magazine, March 24, 2021
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"The Smothers Brothers Paved the Way. It Led Them Off a Cliff." Audere Magazine, June 20, 2021
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"I Might Need This Someday." Audere Magazine, July 17, 2020
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"Apropos of Woody Allen." Audere Magazine, April 19, 2020
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“Author Donna Levin’s New Novel Encourages Advocacy & Empathy for Kids on the Autism Spectrum” Fiction as advocacy for social change has a long and impressive history.
GirlTalkHQ, June 21, 2017
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“If I’m Neurotypical, Can I Write About the Neuro-Diverse?”
Women Writers, Women’s Books, May 1, 2018
A writer needs to be able to imagine other lives.
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“7 Things To Say When a Friend’s Child is Diagnosed with Autism”
Kveller.com, May 24, 2017
Start with “Your son is the same kid he was last week.”
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“The Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism” Has Some Interesting Things To Say About One Way Home
June 5, 2017
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They say that "most of writing is rewriting."  That's an understatement.  Women Writers, Women's Books, March 3, 2020

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The time I met Joe Biden, Audere Magazine, November 11, 2020
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Confessions of an Unrecovered Hoarder Audere Magazine July 17, 2020
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I Speak with Audere, the Webzine of Chickadee Prince Books, on My Upcoming Novel
He Could Be Another Bill Gates
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I Speak with Dr. Hackie Reitman of DifferentBrains.org
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4 Essential Steps for Making Your Protagonist Real, Even When They’re Nothing Like You
WritersDigest.com, November 19, 2018
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“The Hard Art of Balancing Writing with Raising an Autistic Child”
LitHub, October 18, 2018
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“The Professor of Mean”
Women Writers, Women’s Books, November 4, 2018
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“8 Things I’d Like My Readers to Know About Me”
Female First, October 16, 2018
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“My Secret Is My Community of Female Writers”
GirlTalkHQ, October 18, 2018
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“No, Working from Home Isn’t the Perfect Working Mom Hack–But It’s Still Pretty Sweet”
Working Mother Magazine, October 8, 2018
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“Why Your Next Favorite Fictional Protagonist May Be on the Autism Spectrum”
Smithsonian Magazine, May 24, 2017
Was Mr. Darcy on the autism spectrum?
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Brigadoon has some lovely music. Don't think too hard about the premise. Audere Magazine, January 9, 2021
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A Mom, a Plane, and Passengers Who Don't Give a Sh*t
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Eine Frau in Berlin, Audere Magazine, July 20, 2019
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The Vocabulary of the Future, Audere Magazine, November 17, 2019

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"A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people." ~Thomas Mann

"I think people become consumed with selling a book when they need to be consumed with writing it." ~Ann Patchett

"The only way to do all the things you'd like to do is to read." ~Tom Clancy

"Nothing is harder than being a true novelist, unless that's all one wants to be, in which case, while being a true novelist is hard, everything else is harder." ~John Gardner

“I think I did pretty well, considering that I started out with a lot of blank pages.” ~Steve Martin

"It's easy, after all, not to be a writer. Many people are not writers, and no harm comes to them." ~Julian Barnes

Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don't feel as though I should be doing something else. ~Gloria Steinem

"Let's face it, writing is hell." ~William Styron