Maile Meloy

Writer, The Apothecary, Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It


On Playing With Others


The great thing about writing fiction is that whatever you say—with enough authority—becomes true. There are no requirements about how many characters you need, or what kind. It won’t be more aesthetically pleasing if you have four people talking during the course of a story, instead of three. You don’t have to collaborate with anyone, and there are no casting issues…


On Playing With Others


The great thing about writing fiction is that whatever you say—with enough authority—becomes true. There are no requirements about how many characters you need, or what kind. It won’t be more aesthetically pleasing if you have four people talking during the course of a story, instead of three. You don’t have to collaborate with anyone, and there are no casting issues…