Alison Clement

observations from a novelist who sometimes wants to say something small and see it published immediately

What’s so big about a secret anyway?

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The other day a poet friend commented that she could never write nonfiction  because with nonfiction you reveal such personal things about yourself. But the thing is: with nonfiction you know what you’re revealing. You decide to reveal it. With other writing, with fiction and poetry, you never know what secrets you’re telling.

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