“I lived in the lap of luxury but I was blind. That’s fatal for a storyteller.”
“A writer writes from his gut. His gut tells him what’s good and what’s merely adequate.”
“There are about five reporters who write what you say. The rest take a little bit of licence.”
“Life is the ultimate experience, and you have to live it to write about it.”
“But good words – that’s where ideas begin.”
"All real writers imagine."
“A man writes because he is tormented, because he doubts. He needs to constantly prove to himself and the others that he's worth something.”
“We're in the business of reporting the news, not creating it.”
“Poetry demands imagination and with imagination you may discover a dream.”
"Once you know the ending, it kills the thrill."