Claire and Erica share some candles that smell real, real good…and dive into the world of flameless ones. Next up: The Clasp author Sloane Crosley gets into her daily writing routine and addresses how to tell your pal that your novel’s main character mayyyyy have been based on her.

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“My joke with friends is the worst thing you can say to somebody is: ‘You would.'” [22:40]

“I think that the rewards of fiction are greater… it is really hard to write a novel, even when it’s going well, even when it’s really fun. You constantly have to revisit this world you made, you constantly have to pay for any mistake, you can’t fake it.” [31:29]

–Sloane Crosley on A Few Things