women mentors

things we learn from writers

Peter Gzowski: How do you make lemon meringue pie?

Alice Munro: Well, first you have to start with real lemons.

 

c. 1996

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Creative leaps

Creativity and the uses of the imagination have been what led us into the freedom that we have. It is what enhances my life every day, to be able to think and create and leap and jump beyond where I feel like we’ve been told theoretically, intellectually, that we should go. – bell hooks