"I haven’t had trouble with writer’s block. I think it’s because my process involves writing very badly."
"He watched the parade come in and out,"
"and he wondered how the city had become such a disgusting thing on his watch…It was like surveying the evolution of slime. You stand there long enough and the gutter gets slick, no matter how hard you battle against it."
"but everything in New York is built upon another thing, nothing is entirely by itself, each thing as strange as the last, and connected."
~Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin