” I don’t want to be a commentator of my own work. If you’ve written the story, you’ve said what you want to say. “


” It’s better to know your story than not to know. “


” As a story writer, you have work with sharp but relatively small tools, the picks of metaphor, the shovel blade of images, the trowel of point of view, and then you delicately lift and brush in the revision with love and care knowing that one slip, and you might damage an extremely delicate thing. “


” I like landscape, I guess. It’s kind of a game to see how you can describe it. “


” You can’t take a story and just stretch it out – that does not a novel make. “


” It’s really hard to be a story writer – no matter how much acclaim you get – and not write a novel. “



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