I didn’t realize I was writing a book of stories until very late in the game.
I think the story determines its length.
So much of writing is learning to tolerate the difficulties of the process, and learning to revise.
When I sit down to write, I feel my responsibility is to tell the truth, to try not to flinch, and to consider the ways in which my work might affect readers of all kinds.
Pye’s characters are unique and complex, and readers will think about them long after they finish the book.
Readers are given both the realistic and the strange, quirkiness and wisdom, as Flick secures her position as master of the short and the short short story.
Every story has a slight twinge of unreality to it, but at the same time hums with an inescapable, gritty humanity.