Sheree R. Thomas on writing word by word

Sheree R. Thomas, author, teacher, and the editor of Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction From the African Diaspora, talks on her blog about being inspired by Arthur Flowers and about getting the words down:

I know some folk still think somebody is going to give them the Big Secret Key to Publishing, like published authors carry it around in their back pockets as they float through life. As if they can simply raise a well manicured hand and place you promptly in the Pantheon.