I think it's more important to write something that brings men back to reading than it is to write for people who already read. There's a reason men don't read, and it's because books don't serve men. It's time we produce books that serve men.
If you take my stuff apart, you'll find my choruses of repetitions are picked up almost verbatim from Kurt Vonnegut, and my distanced fracture quality is all from Amy Hempel, who's probably my favourite writer.
Since change is constant, you wonder if people crave death because it's the only way they can get anything really finished.
When working, my diet degrades to pizza three times a day, because I don't want to distract myself from anything.
M. Esther Harding