Q: What inspires you?

A: Many things! I’m the filter feeder in the inspiration food chain. Sometimes, it’s bouncing ideas off tweets with friends. Sometimes I start with a title but no story. Sometimes I start with a line or a scene with no idea how the rest of the story goes. Recently, I’ve tried to address some weird imbalances in tropes that irked me, like the Selkie myth.


L. Chan’s story “Sonata I: Sona
in Metaphorosis Friday, 31 January 2020.
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