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The point of what I do is that it doesn’t really matter what a book or a story is as long it moves you, informs…
Some people think memoirs should be held to a perfect journalistic standard. Some people don’t. Obviously I don’t. My goal was never to create or…
I’ve always said I’m more influenced in what I do by artists, and how they work, how they think, and the freedom they’re given to…
I’m married, I have a couple kids, I’ve traveled a lot, I’ve done book tours a lot, I’m happy to stay home and take my…
I’m a writer. I never expected to be recognised on the street. I never expected to get that kind of coverage, good or bad. I…
I am essentially optimistic. Being alive is incredible. Life is extraordinary and beautiful. It can be hard and sad and terrifying, but it’s all we’ve…
I will not allow people to impose rules on me that don’t make sense to me. And I live and work very much outside the…
I’ve always wondered what it would be like if the Messiah, or Christ Returned, were actually alive and living in our society; who would that…
When I was a screenwriter, I was doing it for mercenary reasons.
When I started writing ‘A Million Little Pieces,’ I felt like it was the right story with the style I had been looking for, and…
My wife says I’m only comfortable when there’s a fight. And it’s true. The thing that motivates me is struggle.
Sometimes I really want to believe in God. I really admire, in a lot of ways, people who have faith. I think it must be…
Most books aren’t pure nonfiction or fiction.
I think as an artist or a writer it’s OK to want to control your own work.
I’m just going to write my books and do my work and release it. Let the world decide what it is, and if it’s any…
I’ve never had any interest at all in being a journalist or writing some sort of historically accurate autobiography.
When I go to an art gallery and stand in front of a painting, I don’t want someone telling me what I should be seeing…
I always wanted to be the outlaw. And that’s to a certain extent how I’ve lived.
I don’t want to walk in the middle. I want people to read what I write and feel strongly about it. If, at some point,…
When I was a little boy, Marvin Hagler was my idol. He got no respect for most of his career. His fighting style was straight…
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