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September 10th, 2019 · No Comments

“Ants steal other ants’ babies and make them into slaves. A fact.” – Noy Holland, “King for a Day” Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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Wanton top, ceaselessly a-spin

April 25th, 2014 · No Comments

“The short story has been all over and there’s no telling where else it will go. All over, but not everywhere. It’s not an exhaustible form, any more than the novel is or the poem.” – Noy Holland (in Hilary Plum’s “Stop Up Your Ears and Secede”) Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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The decisive record

April 24th, 2014 · No Comments

“Character is a function of language—a collection of errors and deviations that resonate with certain behaviors. As with every other element in fiction, it is a record of a writer’s decisions.” – Noy Holland (in Hilary Plum’s “Stop Up Your Ears and Secede”) Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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No fun at parties

April 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

“Character starts with the alphabet. Letters: words: sentences. Any individual human is immensely complex and contradictory and it would be sheer tedium to encounter this complexity, fully and accurately recorded on the page. ‘Fleshed out,’ I believe the term is.”  – Noy Holland (in Hilary Plum’s “Stop Up Your Ears and Secede”) Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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The ghosts that haunt us

April 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

“‘Do you hear voices?’ asks the doctor. I say yes. What I hear is the muttering phantom, the mouse gnawing at the door. The wind in the mind of the trees. Nothing mindful or coherent. From the muttering, I try to make coherence: people call this voice, but why not call it character? If character […]

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