” Sometimes a manuscript is like bread dough. You have to abuse it. “


” That’s the way we see life: your community is your survival. And if you live in a small community like this, even the people you hate you have as friends. “


” It doesn’t matter that millions read as long as you share it with somebody. So I don’t really think about readers or editors. You especially should never think of editors – especially never think about reviewers. “


” Whenever I write, I write what I find to be the way people are. I never use any symbolism at all, but if you write as true to life as you possibly can, people will see symbolism. They’ll all see different symbolism, but they’re apt to because you can see it in life. “


” You go through your life feeling like an outsider, and you respond to society in a different way when you feel like an outsider. “


” What poor people go through, it’s amazing they don’t do more violent things! If they’d just give you a little dignity, it might help you stand it better. They suffer no heat, no electricity, while you’re working, but then you’ve got to face all the insults, too. “



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Sometimes a manuscript is like bread dough. You have to abuse it.
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Whenever I write, I write what I find to be the way people are. I never use any symbolism at all, but if you write as true to life as you possibly can, people will see symbolism. They
You go through your life feeling like an outsider, and you respond to society in a different way when you feel like an outsider.
What poor people go through, it
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