Write down all the questions that come to mind around these events. Essay ideas often arise out of an exploration of these questions (adapted from Dinty W. not only compelling and charming but also down right funny and honest.His essays have been selected for anthologies including Best American Essays 2009 and have appeared in , among others.
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SB: Almost all of the essays in your collection have been published in other literary journals and you mention that sometimes in slightly different form.
What types of changes did you make to your essays in order to create the cohesive collection you have now?