Posts tagged with: loitering with intent

Minna Proctor • 07/21/12

How Muriel Spark revised her own history in Loitering With Intent, and why. 
There was a certain period in my life during which the only thing I could write about was my divorce.  Unfortunately, it coincided with a fruitful period in my book-reviewing career. After a decade of begging, I’d finally hit a sweet spot and editors were coming to me, instead of vice versa, to write about books. But because of my seething muted trauma, I essentially bombed every opportunity that came my way.

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