At a certain point I had this breakthrough—I was really blocked, and I started saying this thing to myself: ‘You're the only person who can write this story.’ And that signaled more confidence in my voice. I stopped trying to write like other writers, all of whom were male, and just learned to be myself on the page.
–Me, quoted on Salon.com, June 15th, 1999
Causes Melissa Bank Supports
Amnesty International USA