elements that reverberate throughout our world, shaping and influencing us all.
I’d encourage everyone to read The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender. It’s a coming-of-age tale about a young woman who learns to cope with her unusual ability of being able to taste people’s emotions. Bender’s descriptions are poignant and breathtaking.
BF: What direction would you like to see your writing career take in the next ten years?
NS: While I love writing and reading literary fiction, my true passion lies within the realms of YA fiction. I have a YA urban fantasy novel with a literary bent that I’m basically finished with now, so maybe one day I can charm an agent into representing my words. I love the short-short story, so I suppose I’ll continue writing and submitting