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I want my stories to move people — I don’t care if they’re men or women or children. I want my stories to be something about life that causes people not to say, “Oh, isn’t that the truth,” but to feel some kind of reward from the writing. And that doesn’t mean that it was to have a happy ending or anything — but just that everything the story tells moves [you] in such a way that you feel you’re a different person when you finish.

When she won the 2013 Nobel Prize in literature, Alice Munro was too ill to travel to Stockholm and deliver the customary acceptance speech, but she gave this fantastic interview on writing and storytelling.

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