” When I wrote The Virgin Suicides, I gave myself very strict rules about the narrative voice: the boys would only be able to report what they had seen or found or what had been told to them. “


” That’s the way I will write characters, put a fair amount of myself in them, and then everyone else who was like that person, I will pick and choose. “


” What I do when I create a character is put in details from all the people I know who might be like that person, and then put in a huge amount of myself. “


” I’m not really an autobiographical writer, though I use lots of stuff from my life to make my stories seem real. But when I actually write about myself, I get very confused. “



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When I wrote The Virgin Suicides, I gave myself very strict rules about the narrative voice: the boys would only be able to report what they had seen or found or what had been told to them.
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What I do when I create a character is put in details from all the people I know who might be like that person, and then put in a huge amount of myself.
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