* Note that the playback function may entail lengthy delays where the writer cogitated. We do try to jump to the point at which composing began, but there is the occasional writer who types a letter and then stops for five minutes. Hang in there.

Mary Jo Bang

We asked Mary Jo Bang to write on the following:

Overheard on the baby monitor, December 23, 2007:

Little Brother (almost three): What's that smell?
Big Sister (five): You're making it.

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