28 Feb '14, 7pm

[email protected] discovered what his novel, WE ARE HERE, would be about by walking 120-160 blocks a day in NYC:

.@ememess discovered what his novel, WE ARE HERE, would be about by walking 120-160 blocks a day in NYC:

I’d previously done this with Seattle, on a solitary six-day trip, and established a method of sorts. I get up, leave the hotel around 9:00, and then walk solidly and pretty quickly—with breaks only for coffee and a quick lunch—until 5:00, at which point I return to the hotel, shower, and then read and make notes in the hotel bar until they tell me it’s really time to go to bed now, sir. Sometimes I’ll set a mission to provide an initial destination—the quest for some far-distant bookstore, or especially vaunted purveyor of chili—but more often I’ll walk randomly, following whatever unfolding route seems interesting (and sometimes hurriedly backing out again, if the neighborhood I find myself in turns out to be a little too interesting). I went to Seattle because I knew my next book (The Intruders , currently in production as a TV series with BBC America) was going to be m...

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