” You look at a surgeon as you would a secular priest, almost, if it’s your child, if it’s your sister on the operating table. That was an idea that very much has interested me and I’ve wanted to explore for some time. “


” I’m wondering when you hit the age where people say, ‘Oh, OK, he’s not so young. “


” I think after you write something and you’re finished with it, there is a sense of loss. That this is a world I can’t really re-enter the way that I could when I was working on it. The covers of the book close it to the writer. “


” For the years I spent working on it, ‘Constellation’ was the only novel I knew how to write, so maybe I still abided by the maxim? Regardless, I prefer the maxim: Write what you want to know, rather than what you already know. “


” When you’re writing in big block paragraphs, you can afford to have a redundant sentence now and then, but the Twitter format requires concision. “



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