You keep your mouth shut. You swallow the words you want to say. They taste like soap going down.
Marshall Moore is an American author, publisher, and academic based in Cornwall, England. He has written several novels and collections of short fiction, the most recent being Inhospitable (Camphor Press, 2018). He holds a PhD in creative writing from Aberystwyth University, and he teaches creative writing and publishing at Falmouth University. His next books are a memoir titled I Wouldn’t Normally Do This Kind of Thing (Rebel Satori Press, 2022); an account of living through the 2019-20 protests in Hong Kong, titled Blood and Black T-Shirts (Camphor Press, release date TBD); and a co-edited academic collection on the subject of creative practice. For more information, please visit www.marshallmoore.com, or follow him on Twitter at @marshallsmoore.