- “It begins with a character, usually, and once he stands up on his feet and begins to move, all I can do is trot along behind him with a paper and pencil trying to keep up long enough to put down what he says and does”.
- “The author must keep his mouth shut when his work starts to speak”.
- “A person who publishes a book willfully appears before the populace with his pants down…If it is a good book nothing can hurt him. If it is a bad book, nothing can help him”.
This one made me laugh out loud while being more that a little scary.
For a little further reading on each writer click the link on their names. It will lead you to their biography.