My idea of a good hit is when the victim wakes up on the sidelines with train whistles blowing in his head… I like to believe that my best hits border on felonious assault.
I start with the idea of constructing a treehouse and end with a skyscraper made of wood.
[I]t’s not a good idea to try to put your wife into a novel. Not your latest wife, anyway.
An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.