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    Believer Magazine | 12/2/19 | 30 min
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    • sjwoo1 month ago

      So there’s another writer of Asian descent, Ken Liu, whose writing is kind of reminiscent of Chiang’s. There’s movie within a movie of his short story in The Truth, starring Juliette Binoche and Catherine Deneuve that I would highly recommend. The story itself is here:

      https://dailysciencefiction.com/science-fiction/time-travel/ken-liu/memories-of-my-mother

      • Jessica
        ScoutScribe
        1 month ago

        Wow. That story is so powerful. Thanks for sharing.

        This line hit me hard:

        There were more lines on my face than on hers, and I felt that I needed to protect her.

    • DellwoodBarker
      Top reader this weekReading streakScoutScribe
      1 month ago

      Loved this read.

      Mulling around an idea of science fiction storytelling as a type of business proposal for a real idea. Inspiring interview as a boost for this (as was the recent Best Story Wins post from deepdave).

    • Jessica
      ScoutScribe
      1 month ago

      This was a fascinating interview. I’m looking forward to reading Ted Chiang’s work.

      I also really needed to read this line:

      When I talk to writing students, I quote a friend of mine, Andy Duncan, who said: “You can make a life as a writer without making a living as a writer.”