“Everyone worth anything thinks they’re too old or too young or too whatever at some point, but they’re not. You’re not. You shouldn’t doubt yourself like that.”
“Sometimes I ask myself why I stay. But I have known money long enough to realize that it always comes with strings attached. And I have known the world long enough to know that as its core, it’s a game. Either you play or you are the one being played with.”
“Are you losing control, my good pal? The clock is ticking and you can’t put him off for much longer. If you can’t hunt down this stuff in time you’re going to drag him into it, and if he responds to the source the same way you are, it’s going to be a disaster….”
“But there was one thing he actually did believe in that bordered on the magical, or at least the beyond-pedestrian, and that was the duty a writer owed to a story.” Continue reading
“Malibu catches fire.
It is simply what Malibu does from time to time.
Tornados take the flatlands of the Midwest. Floods rise in the American South. Hurricanes rage against the Gulf of Mexico.
And California burns.”