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K.K. Wootton

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in Cambridge, Massachusetts, The United States
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Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Hometown: Starkville, Mississippi
Schools: NYU, USC
Weirdest job: Screw lubricator at factory
Job with most perks: Counter girl at the Greek Island gyro hut, Highway 82
Job that sounds the most impressive: Consultant at Anonymous Content and Ogilvy & Mather
Favorite job: Writer, and mom of @cutepicofmeidkmightdeletelater
Current city: Los Angeles


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K.K. Wootton I snack. And look at Facebook. Until I feel horribly guilty. It's when I remind myself that I have the power to revise or delete. And give myself the …moreI snack. And look at Facebook. Until I feel horribly guilty. It's when I remind myself that I have the power to revise or delete. And give myself the freedom to write something, ANYTHING that's not even good. That's when I can start to fill the white space.
Sometimes those original passages are very notes-y, but after reading and re-reading, I can flesh out the initial thoughts. Then those thoughts become scenes. And those scenes become pages.(less)
K.K. Wootton If you're a writer, it's impossible NOT to be a writer. And if this describes you, the best thing is to have the luxury of time.…moreIf you're a writer, it's impossible NOT to be a writer. And if this describes you, the best thing is to have the luxury of time.(less)
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The Non-Love Ending

Great reading by Tom Perrotta at Skylight Books in LA. Can’t wait to read Mrs. Fletcher which was supposed to be called The MILF so...double interested. Because anything MILF-curious is encouraging.

Perrotta mentioned his distaste for exhaustive happy endings; he condemned The Breakfast Club and Hollywood movies of the same era as guilty of overly tidy conclusionism.
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"i started 
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this hoping to 
enjoy it more than Milk and Honey but 
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found it derivative

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question whether 
random
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 sentences and 
no
punctuation is equal
to 
poetry



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