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Jay Lake
Date: 2011-10-11 05:49
Subject: [interviews] Ask me some more questions, I’ll tell you some more lies
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Tags:interviews, personal

Inspired by Anthony Cardno’s interview with me, I think it’s time for another reader interview. Ask me questions in comments about my writing, your writing, life, death, cancer, parenting, advice to the lovelorn, whatever. Instead of answering them in-line, in a few days I’ll pull them together in an interview format and post it here.

So fire away. What are you itching to hear from me on?

Originally published at jlake.com. You can comment here or there.

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User: brownkitty
Date: 2011-10-11 12:52 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Would you be willing to tell us about the process of becoming father to the_child?
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Clint Harris
User: wendigomountain
Date: 2011-10-11 14:43 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Jay, you've worked up quite a reputation for yourself with your blog and with your writing, but have you ever gotten "starstruck" yourself, and if so, what/who got you feeling like a handflapping fanboy?
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Kari Sperring
User: la_marquise_de_
Date: 2011-10-11 16:45 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
You have great hair, at whatever length. But what has led you to tend to wear it long? (The marquis has had long hair since he was 19, and is very clear about why he likes it that way.)
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User: adelheid_p
Date: 2011-10-11 19:19 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
You mentioned Gene Wolfe in your answers to the last question regarding your favorite book and referenced his use of language. Is there anyone else whose use of language you admire?
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User: makoiyi
Date: 2011-10-11 19:49 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I often wonder how you manage to focus on your writing at all given what you are going through. I know with my own personal tragedy right now I find it extremely difficult to write. I realise that some people manage to use those emotions to enhance their writing but is this simply a matter of discipline with you or you simply can't not write?
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User: fledgist
Date: 2011-10-11 23:36 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Jay, you've done a decent job writing characters who are not only female, when you're male, but females who are distinctly not of your culture. I am very impressed by this. How do you think yourself into their heads?
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User: mectech
Date: 2011-10-14 05:41 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Elseblog you have bravely shared how cancer played a significant role in the demise of your primary romantic relationship. It seems your other significant life relationships (specifically with B. & the family you were born into) have weathered the onslaught with much more success. I was wondering if you had thoughts on what factors might have influenced this outcome.
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