I always wanted to fire rays out of my fingertips.
It all depends on which side of the desk you're sitting on.
I hate the crazy, neurotic characters beyond a certain point.
A writer writes. Period. No matter if someone is buying your work or not.
Lord of the Rings, I think, is far and away the most brilliantly done stuff.
A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else.
I'm a neurotic New York Jew by birth. Creating characters is second nature to me.
These days, it seems that if you're not already in place, you can't get there from here.
I realized the only thing I owed my audience was my own judgment and my own best effort.