The Cheater’s Guide to Love

“Just seems to take me a long time sitting with my characters before I can write a single word, good or bad, about them. I seem to have to make my characters family before I can access their hearts in any way that matters. And as any elder can tell you—you can make a friend in a minute, but family requires a different order of commitment. Seems you got to put your whole life into it for it really to work. And that seems to be the scale I operate on as an artist.” ~Junot Diaz

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