land within a cornfield, found guidance in a talking firefly, and was taught the ways of magic by a witch who’d lost her name.
For the longest time I wanted to be a doctor. But I finally realized that I liked to pretend and make things up way too much. Plus, I think the characters in my head are way more fun than first year med students.
BF: You’re in the process of receiving a B.A. in creative writing. What piece of advice from this program has helped you grow as a writer?
NS: Perhaps one of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever received was this: Always make your characters want/desire/yearn for something, even if it’s a package of Skittles. Okay, so the professor had said “a glass of water,”