"Drinking the kool-aid at parties, self-abuse, ideology and jingoism will lead to blindness." :)
"If you carried a book to parties or to sporting events in high school you are destined to be a writer."
"Writing a book is torture, finishing a book is worse."
"Why is it that I think that the latest thing I have written is the best thing I have ever done?"
"The best way to write is simply not to give a damn and let it flow."
"So can somone tell me what "the" means?"
"Romance languages have male and female tenses, so as to tell us which bathroom to go to?"
"Those who say there are no straight lines in nature have never seen the lines out side women's restrooms at the movies."
"If everyone in a group, or country, is unamously agreed on anything they are surely wrong."
"If you get an offer for a free book to arrive in the mail, know that the salesperson will pop out of the package as well, with strings trailing behind him."
"Einstein didn't comb his hair, he said because it kept coming out. And, he didn't even know it was gay."
"Today I had to kiss my favorite chapter goodbye and bury it in the pile of "The beautiful, the dead and the unappreciated."
Some days I write a piece which no one likes & think to myself, this one will be appreciated after I am dead; then I'll come back crowing."
"If you only have one book in you , best to be mysterious and disappear like Salinger, create an aura."
"Did you know that words become official if they appear in the mouths and writings of the learned. Who the hell are they?"
"Fiction is the reality telescope of the really really smart."
"Reality sucks so I write fiction as an act of revenge."
"Editors, I think, secretly want to finish the book I started, and they think that is their job, not"