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Cover Story - January 11, 2017

On writing

Boredom can be a friend to imagination, Portola Valley novelist says

by Dave Boyce

Portola Valley resident Mary Waters-Sayer, author of "The Blue Bath," a well-received first novel recently published by St. Martin's Press, says in an interview that she sees boredom as an opportunity for interesting thoughts and feelings, and that the absence of such moments is undesirable in the long run, particularly for children.

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"The Blue Bath," published by St. Martin's Press (2016). 310 pages. $25.99. Available in hardcover, e-book and audiobook formats, at local bookstores, including Kepler's and Books Inc., and online at Amazon.com and IndieBound.org.

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Posted by Janet Nopes
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Jan 11, 2017 at 12:23 pm

Fascinating interview.


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