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Monday, April 27, 2009

Hope: Emily Wing Smith

For me, hope is an unexplained bubble of excitement in my chest that won't burst -- despite the reasons it should! Sometimes that mysterious bubble is the only thing keeping me going as a writer.

As for what makes me hopeful: Warm chocolate chip cookies. Any warm chocolate dessert, really. To me, as long as the human race has the ability to make delicious baked goods, things are bound to look up. I have great faith in chocolate.

-- Emily Wing Smith

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Read one of my favorite passages from Emily's novel, The Way He Lived.

3 comments:

Little Willow said...

I love this response. It's very warm and fuzzy. And tasty. :)

Melissa Walker said...

I feel an urge to bake.

holly cupala said...

How wonderful to see a quote from Emily! A few of us met her at the kidlit blogger conference last September, and she is every bit as warm and hopeful as this post.