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Tour of L’s brain, stop 2: stencils

I didn’t make it to New York City with my author, L. It wasn’t for lack of trying: The night before she was to leave, I slipped inside her coil-bound notebook, the one she almost always carries. But she was … Continue reading

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Oh, shush

According to The Onion, that organ of the satiric masterpiece, there’s a painting in a coffee shop in Madison, Wisconsin that’s recently found its voice. This report intrigues me for at least two reasons: not only am I a fictional … Continue reading

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Just dance

My author, L, had a mother who saved stuff, lots of stuff. Among all these savings was a small cache of artifacts L produced when she was five or six years old. L likes to dig out these artifacts from … Continue reading

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I am not alone

Okay, this is about jealousy. My author, L, has been spending so much time on that other book — the one about Mavis — she hardly even takes a moment to acknowledge me with a “good morning” these days. She’s at … Continue reading

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