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‘As long as I make the first target by the end of the day I don’t feel disgusted. Ideally I’ll leave a few frayed edges of writing from which to continue.’
‘In the winter I take to my bed, where I try to keep the faith that one page and another, and then another will eventually add up to something I find bearable.’
‘Writing fiction belongs more to the sleeping, than the waking world, so I try not to surrender myself to the day until I am finished.’