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Sandra Cisneros was born the 3rd child and only daughter in a family of 7 children. She has remarked that growing up, it felt as though she had “seven fathers.” Growing up #Mexican and Feminist, she has said, was “almost a contradiction in terms” and that her culture told her if she stepped out of line, she was becoming “anglicized” and “influenced and contaminated by these foreign influences and ideas.” She felt that she was “always straddling two countries…but not belonging to either…

"For me, writing a novel is like having a dream. Writing a novel lets me intentionally dream while I'm still awake. I can continue yesterday's dream today, something you can't normally do in everyday life." __Haruki Murakami

Heartbreakingly honest writer... “I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.” Joan Didion (born December 5, 1934) is an American author best known for her novels and her literary journalism.

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“You cannot teach creativity—how to become a good writer. But you can help a young writer discover within himself what kind of writer he would like to be.” -Mario Vargas Llosa