Wherever I’m living, in Rome or Boston or Warsaw or London, I just hunker down with the work and try to keep going. And New York is great for writers insofar as you can pay someone to bring you food, to take your washing out and bring it back clean. It enables you. Writers always feel guilty when they’re doing anything but writing, and New York allows you to really write all the time if you want to

-Nick Laird, Interview Magazine