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Member Spotlight: Bill Littlefield

selfie of Bill Littlefield looking at the camera and an image of his book Mercy

Why is writing important to you and why do you think it’s an important medium for the world?

Writing provides the opportunity for thoughtful communication, for entertainment, for the exploration of attitudes one might not have previously have considered.

What are your tried and tested remedies to cure writer’s block?

Keep writing. Keep thinking. Keep feeling. Be patient with yourself.

What is your favorite time to write? Morning

What’s the best piece of writing advice you’ve ever received and would like to impart to other writers? Read a lot. Understand that sometimes you have to tolerate writing poorly to get to the next place where you’ll be more satisfied with what you’re writing.

What excites you most about being a writer in today’s age? The opportunity to keep discovering what there is to think about and feel.

Bill Littlefield’s Mercy is out July 28 with Black Rose Writing.