4. Several of the writers discuss the act of writing as their “bad” behavior. Is writing inherently a deviant act?
"Interestingly, both Joyce Maynard and Erica Jong talk about breaking silences as a way of being bad. So yes, they write to be heard in a world that wants to keep them quiet."
Amen to that, sister!
From Jewess interview with Ellen Sussman, author of "Bad Girls: 26 Writers Misbehave."
Hat tip to Jill, who always seems to know what I need when I need it. A thousand thank yous!