Favorite Snacks Of The Great Writers

08/03/2011 09:22 am ET | Updated Oct 03, 2011
  • Wendy MacNaughton Is an Artist and Illustrator Living in San Francisco. Her Illustrated Column, “Meanwhile,” Appears in the Online Literary Journal the Rumpus. nytimes.com

When I sit down to work, I keep a small bowl of garlic croutons on my desk. These are little rewards for good ideas and strong lines, Pavlovian pellets to keep my spirits up.

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