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When I was in college, I was the editor of the literary magazine and insisted neither the editors nor the writers be specifically identified-only our…
I have never heard anyone say This is it. I know right now is the high point of my life. It will never get any…
At a Boston signing, someone from the audience asked why I was so obsessed with furniture in my books. The question rattled around in my…
I find you write with one person in mind. Usually for me that one person is my wife, because she’s my most severe critic and…
The Wilmington, Delaware, television station that bills itself as The Family Minded Station is Channel 69.
You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover’s arms can only come later when you’re sure…
People are always waiting to be discovered.
Old people are often impatient, but for what?
Just write about what bites you and damn the rest.
I’ve never seen myself as a fantasy writer – ever.
I write about what interests me. It’s very dangerous when you try to satisfy an audience.
For an adult, eating alone at McDonald’s is admitting a kind of defeat.
I feel like a cliche.
Coffee on an airplane always smells bad. Whenever it is served, suddenly the whole cabin stinks of it.
Very often I’ll find out at the end of a book what I put in at the beginning. A sort of process of elimination and…
If I don’t feel like writing today or for a few days, I don’t. And I don’t think about it. It is not an obligation-it…
I don’t like to have to pan for gold when I read.
I read less of everything now. With only fond memories of others’ work, it will be interesting to give my own journal writing a try…
The Viennese wash everything. Where else in the world does the government hire public servants to wash public telephone booths and the glass over traffic…
In Poland, my audience is all women between 18 and 30. At U.S. conventions, you have the fantasy and science fiction crowd. At Harvard you…
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