” I think the close work I do as a translator pays off in my writing – I’m always searching for multiple ways to say things. “


” I’ve gotten very alert not just to mixed metaphor but to any writing mistake. “


” Collections aren’t really planned. I just keep writing short pieces until I have enough for a collection. “


” If a translation doesn’t have obvious writing problems, it may seem quite all right at first glance. We readers, after all, quickly adapt to the style of a translator, stop noticing it, and get caught up in the story. “


” I do see an interest in writing for Twitter. “



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I do see an interest in writing for Twitter.

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