Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Details Are My Weakness

I have an interview with Dylan Landis up at my interview column for The Faster Times, Writers on Writing. We talk about her new book, Normal People Don't Live Like This, first lines, and some really great stuff on details.

More interviews @ Writers on Writing:
I Am Not a Camera: Gary Lutz
A Ribbon of Language: Blake Butler
What People Do When No One is Watching: Rachel Sherman
Justify Every Sentence: Laura van den Berg
Most Violence Is Intimate: Ben Tanzer
I'm Not Trying to Trick the Reader: Brian Evenson
Where Commas Ordinarily Go: Robert Lopez
My Narrative Mind: Joanna Howard


Anonymous said...

michael: i really, really like this interview. you got dl to talk about the particularities of writing in a very interesting way, which is also another way of saying that you're a great reader.
thx for sharing.
betsy t.

Michael Kimball said...

Thanks, Betsy. I love the way that Dylan talks about details. It made me think about reading and about writing in a bit of a new way.