Like babies and snowflakes, each new book is unique. In some way,
shape, or form, it finds a way to throw you off your Foolproof Writing Plan and
makes you grow as a writer. I fully expected
that with Love Charms and Other
Catastrophes because I was entering Hijiri Kitamura’s head.
While I love all my Grimbaudians (even you, Camille), Hijiri had become
a character I was dying to ...