No writer worth his salt prints up a business card that says ‘writer’ on it.
David S. Goyer (quoting his screenwriting mentor))
Heh, mine says Literary Pulp Fiction
I’m writing a book. I’ve got the page numbers done.
All the ideas in the universe can be described by words. Therefore, if you simply take all the words and rearrange them randomly enough times, you’re bound to hit upon at least a few great ideas eventually. Sausage donkey swallows flying guillotine, my love assembly line.
A good [short story] would take me out of myself and then stuff me back in, outsized, now, and uneasy with the fit.