Put that List in Your Shoe

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You know I love lists. I love lists of lists. I have since I was a little girl who stayed up all night creating towns with rosters and maps and stories. Are there writers who don’t make lists? I think one of the great things about being a writing human is being able to make a list.

When I was young and searching for my mate, I used to dream up qualities I longed for. I showed someone my list once, and he said, “Put…