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Goodreads asked Mark McClelland:

What’s the best thing about being a writer?

Mark McClelland Writing allows my imagination to unfold into a space larger than my mind/memory can hold at any one moment. I'm often frustrated by the limits of my memory, and getting my ideas on paper -- if I do it well -- gives me a deep, very personal sense of satisfaction. I imagine filmmakers and video game developers experience something similar; writing just happens to be the tool-set I'm most comfortable with.

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