Posted on 06/01/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Should you or should you not write what you know?
In an interview with Ari Shapiro, she acknowledges the similarities — and also acknowledges her reluctance to do so.
Louis McDonald Jr. and Miller both live on the Gulf Coast with a dog and limited human connections, though Miller’s excuse for the latter is that she recently moved to a new town, not that she drives people away by with blunt speech (as the character Louis does).
And Miller, at least as evidenced by her interview, has a much more cheerful disposition than Louis.
Meet the pair of them by listening below or read an article adapted from the conversation on NPR’s website.
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