I'm trying to make order out of chaos, trying to find some way of rationalising the horrific things that people do or the way the world is.
If there had been zombies on the iceberg when the Titanic hit it, that would have made a much better movie.
Men want to make the best use of time and want to see how something can inform them and give them a stronger sense of power.
With a book, you're guaranteed the audience has a certain skill level and that the audience has to make an ongoing effort to consume this product and that the project is being consumed by just one person at a time. I really want to play to that strength because it's one of the few advantages books still have.