"For me," he says, "writing is a necessity. I exist in sentences. I forget my sense of failure. I forget time. I forget that I'm aging. I forget that one day I'll die. Revising sentences is an act of hope, and connecting with a reader is the only leap of faith I'll ever take."
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By Tom Grimes
Narrative Interview: Tom Grimes on ‘Mentor,’ 3-act structure & language as bedrock