"As a writer, I totally get that the writing comes to us and to a certain extent, we can’t control what inspires us. However, those first inspirations often resonate with us so much because they’re cliches. For example, it feels “right” to write a hero who’s an orphan. It feels “right” to have a nerdy girl wear glasses. In the same way, it feels “right” to write a weak female who is Asian."