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Our Generation has had no Great war, no Great Depression. Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives.
You have a choice. Live or die. Every breath is a choice. Every minute is a choice. To be or not to be.
In a way, a lot of my humor comes from presenting things that are dramatic or shocking and then people not having socially appropriate responses, having people denying the drama by failing to react to it, and that's a really classic form of humor.
I'm trying to make order out of chaos, trying to find some way of rationalising the horrific things that people do or the way the world is.
People have to deal with their issues together; they have to expose themselves and kind of exhaust themselves.
Men are destroyed for being rebellious, and women destroy themselves by failing to be rebellious. Unless you can make that next jump to either getting along with people or resisting people, you are ultimately destroying yourself.
With a book, you're guaranteed the audience has a certain skill level and that the audience has to make an ongoing effort to consume this product and that the project is being consumed by just one person at a time. I really want to play to that strength because it's one of the few advantages books still have.
Portland in particular is a cheap enough place to live that you can still develop your passion - painting, writing, music. People seem less status-conscious. Even wealthy people buy second-hand clothes and look a little bit homeless.
Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home... it's your responsibility to love it, or change it.
People don't want their lives fixed. Nobody wants their problems solved. Their dramas. Their distractions. Their stories resolved. Their messed cleaned up. Because what would they have left? Just the big scary unknown.
Sometimes you do something, and you get screwed. Sometimes it's the things you don't do, and you get screwed.
While writing, I tend to repeat the same song, endlessly, for thousands of times. This helps me ignore any lyrics, and helps create a consistent mood for each book.
My goal is to create a metaphor that changes our reality by charming people into considering their world in a different way.Previous 1 2 3 4 5 ... 13 Next