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Susan Quilty The original idea for The Insistence of Memory came to me many years ago, back when reality TV was really taking off. I was particularly curious about…moreThe original idea for The Insistence of Memory came to me many years ago, back when reality TV was really taking off. I was particularly curious about the popularity of shows like Big Brother and The Kardashians that claim to show people's actual, unscripted lives.

Those shows always seemed more invasive than interesting to me. One day, I wondered if there would ever be a future market for recording and airing people's actual private thoughts and memories (if the technology existed). Reality TV taken to a disturbing next level.

While the story in The Insistence of Memory takes an entirely different path, it was that creepy thought about reality TV that originally inspired the book. (less)
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Half awake. Need more coffee. Which is only helpful in theory, given that I drink decaf. But there is some caffeine in there and enough cups will eventually equal one cup of regular joe. (ha!) I'm currently wrapping up my third (!) book. What I've learned with each project is that, for me, the home stretch is more of a roller coaster than the last leg of a marathon. Some days I'm excited and
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