Unfortunately, I am very aware of editing and I look at the monitor too much. Sometimes the monitor can become your worst enemy because you can, consciously or unconsciously, start editing yourself.
If most people are not willing to see the difficulty, this is mainly because, consciously or unconsciously, they assume that it will be they who will settle these questions for the others, and because they are convinced of their own capacity to do this.
I've fallen down crevasses, been bitten by snakes, been knocked unconscious, had various limbs broken and once, a heavy camera came plunging down which very nearly decapitated me.
The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
The psychical, whatever its nature may be, is itself unconscious.
But I now think what I was doing, in a completely unconscious way, was getting off the turf where my husband and I might be rivals. We were both working in fiction... so I look back and I see that I consciously vacated the contested ground.
The thing that I was brought up to prize above everything else is the intellect. There is no problem that the intellect cannot solve, but it never had an original thought. Originality is the realm of the unconscious.
Being unconscious is the ultimate disability.
Dreams are the expression of the unconscious while we are asleep.
Every day I try to be in communication with the universe in an unconscious way.
There are conscious reasons and unconscious reasons why I pick something. You know, I have to be moved by the story and usually that means it has to touch me in some kind of personal place.
Men are freest when they are most unconscious of freedom. The shout is a rattling of chains, always was.
When I was a boy, unconsciously, spontaneously I learned the art of telling ironic stories.
I use my fiction to explore my own unconscious issues. I usually don't even know what's going on with me until I'm writing. That doesn't mean my books are autobiographical.
The other thing in composition is opening up the unconscious.
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