Posted on August 13, 2017
She writes with a rare, thrilling confidence, in a lucid and exacting style uncluttered with the sort of steroidal imagery and strobe flashes of figurative language that so many dutifully literary novelists employ.
Posted on July 31, 2017
I don’t think you can write a book that’s worth anything without extraordinary discipline.
Posted on July 6, 2017
In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth.
Posted on June 30, 2017
For me the subject of the picture is always more important than the picture. And more complicated.
Posted on June 29, 2017
The problem for every writer is credibility. Anybody can write anything so long as it’s believed.
Posted on June 23, 2017
I just try to put the thing out there and hope somebody will read it. Someone says: ‘Whom do you write for?’ I reply: ‘Do you read me?’ If they say ‘Yes,’ I say, ‘Do you like it? If they say ‘No,’ then I say, ‘I don’t write for you.”
Posted on June 22, 2017
If you are unwilling to know what you are, your writing is a form of deceit.
Posted on June 19, 2017
Writing is something you do alone. It’s a profession for introverts who wanna tell you a story but don’t wanna make eye contact while telling it