I think a novel has to be about where you are at a given moment in time. I think it really needs to represent some specific pain you’re going through. it’s not just a story.BrainyQuote. 2020. 68 Maria Semple Quotes – Inspirational Quotes At Brainyquote. [online] Available at: <https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/maria-semple-quotes> [Accessed 21 May 2020].