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Interview with Ryan Bry

First things first; my entire waking life has been driven by a desire to accomplish something worthy of interrogation, one of my earliest story ideas (unrealized) concerned a ghost who interviews a child in bed.  So thank you, and considering the state of your health, Manners, that story could now be nonfiction.
 
1) What does your home and hometown of St. Louis mean to you?
 
See, Manners, those are two very different questions. 

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Interview with Renny Ramone

Alright I’ll/we’ll polish these when I wake up, some of them are prompts
Remember, I’m the enemy. Tell me about the writing process for Fever.
In Fever, the protagonist drifts in and out of hallucinations. Do you ever hallucinate? Talk about this theme.
There’s a lot of film scenes, archetypes, foils, tropes, songs, antiheroes in Fever. Tell me about this stuff, you watch a lot of film? You make films? You’re college educated?

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Interview with Ted Prokash

You are a veteran writer returning to the namesake of your second novel’s setting for some unfinished narrative business. What is it about Napawaupee? What does it mean to you? Why this story now? Is there any place worse than jail/prison?

 

The town of Napawaupee is more or less incidental in the case of the new book. The real setting of import is the jail,

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Interview with Theresa Smith

We met in Brooklyn, sometime in 2011? You were playing in Home Blitz then, and have since played in several bands, and put out music under a number of monikers and in different styles. And you’ve been writing concurrently in one venue or another. Is there a relationship between the two worlds for you, or a trajectory from one to the other? How much does an internal narrative voice pervade in your life,

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