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Matthew Wayne Selznick

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Matthew Wayne Selznick is an author and creator living in Long Beach, California.

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Most of the podcasts deal with indie publishing and marketing more than they deal with the actual craft of writing, and a good deal of the websites are launched by first-time or aspiring authors in order to, at least in part, build an audience for their upcoming pub...

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“My standard for verisimilitude is simple and I came to it when I started to write prose narrative: fuck the average reader. I was always told to write for the average reader in my newspaper life. The average reader, as they meant it, was some suburban white subscriber with two-point-whatever kids and three-point-whatever cars and a dog and a cat and lawn furniture. He knows nothing and he needs everything explained to him right away, so that exposition becomes this incredible, story-killing burden. Fuck him. Fuck him to hell.”
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