Quotes with tag:
Everything is autobiographical, and nothing is autobiographical. That’s fiction.
I find in my own writing that only fiction – and rarely, a poem – fully tests me to the kind of limits of what I know and what I feel.
Fiction is burdened for me with a sense of duty.
Does fiction, artistic writing, have much of a future? I must say it’s on the way out.
I picked up ‘On Moral Fiction’ in the bookstore and looked up myself in the index, but I didn’t read it through. I try not to read things that depress me.
Writers of historical fiction are not under the same obligation as historians to find evidence for the statements they make. For us it is sufficient if what we say can’t be disproved or shown to be false.
The capacity you’re thinking of is imagination; without it there can be no understanding, indeed no fiction.
I was always attracted to science fiction movies.
The one fiction show I watch is ‘Hannibal.’ I love it!
Science fiction still is an idea genre.
I read little nonfiction, but I have no boundaries about the fiction I relish. The only unfailing criterion is that I can hitch my heart to the imagined world and read on.
If life’s lessons could be reduced to single sentences, there would be no need for fiction.
I don’t think Pulp Fiction is hard to watch at all.
Everything is fiction. You only have your own life to work with in the way that a biographer only has the letters and journals to work with.
Fiction writing, and the reading of it, and book buying, have always been the activities of a tiny minority of people, even in the most-literate societies.