” What writer wants to make compromises with story? Story is the only reason you’re in it. “


” The trick to making a story matter is that every now and then, somebody you care about has to go. If it’s somebody that you don’t care about, then it doesn’t really have – the stakes aren’t there. But if you do that every now and then, then the story matters to people. And there are actual stakes involved, emotional stakes. “


” To be told you’ve won a MacArthur fellowship is very flattering and gratifying personally. “


” On a practical level I’m a TV producer and storyteller who’s gone about as long as you can go without achieving a mass audience. “


” A little anger is a good thing if it isn’t on your own behalf, if it’s for others deserving of your anger, your empathy. “



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