‘I am only interested in writing that thrills and challenges me.’ TJ Benson’s First Draft

When it comes to writing, writer and visual artist, TJ Benson, is unsure about the meaning of talent. ‘I have met terrible writers who are said to be extremely talented,’ Benson says. ‘Perhaps talent is that special unique way an individual perceives a thing?’ Our questions are italicized.  What books or kinds of books did you read growing up? Growing up, I read all kinds of books: from my father’s books on painting and sculpture (mostly simple language and lots of pictures)

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