HA! LOOK! I'VE BEEN WRITTEN ABOUT IN BBC FUTURE!!!
It's because I won the Amtrak Residency, so they did a nice write-up about that. I'm so famous now, I will swell up with pride and fucking burst. Look, they quoted me at the bottom:
“The lulling movement, the rolling landscape behind the window, always changing, always new and unexpected, the woods one moment, the river or the mountains the next, give you a sense of unreality, of trance, the type you need to create. You become suspended in space and time, and it’s easier to slip into the skin of your story,” says writer Ksenia Anske, who participated in the Amtrak Residency for Writers programme. “Unlike highways that are full of cars and noise and lights, here you’re alone, or perceive you’re alone, passing by stretches of land that you wouldn’t be able to see otherwise. You can compare it to a long walk, alone in the woods. Only instead of walking you’re sitting and typing on your laptop.”