” I can recommend wearing blue mascara whilst writing. I’m telling you, it really adds something. “


” The way that people feel changes everything. Feelings are forces. They cause us to time travel. And to leave ourselves, to leave our bodies. I would be that kind of psychologist who says, ‘You’re absolutely right – there are monsters under the bed. “


” I think I started writing about identity, and I used to believe that identity is the story. But now I’m not so much subscribed to that. I mean, with ‘Mr. Fox,’ it has a feminist agenda as well. And so, as I sort of been away from writing about identity, I still feel that kind of tug of roots and, you know, cultural background. “


” I do love Shirley Jackson, but I don’t deserve to be named in connection with her. I remember reading ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ and having goosebumps for hours. The way she builds narrative pressure in that book is just amazing. I think you could reread it a few times and actually go out of your mind. “


” Home is where your teapots are. “



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I can recommend wearing blue mascara whilst writing. I
The way that people feel changes everything. Feelings are forces. They cause us to time travel. And to leave ourselves, to leave our bodies. I would be that kind of psychologist who says,


I think I started writing about identity, and I used to believe that identity is the story. But now I
I do love Shirley Jackson, but I don
Home is where your teapots are.
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