If the stories come, you get them written, you're on the right track. Eventually everyone learns his or her own best way. The real mystery to crack is you.
Revision is one of the exquisite pleasures of writing.
Without heroes, we are all plain people and don't know how far we can go.
If you ever forget you're a Jew, a Gentile will remind you.
I work with language. I love the flowers of afterthought.
The idea is to get the pencil moving quickly.