“I like to say …

“I like to say that this is my ‘fuck you’ book.”

— Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on her novel, Americanah


Writers shouldn…

Writers shouldn’t underestimate the difficulty of what they’re doing, and they should treat it with great seriousness. You’re doing something that really matters, you’re telling stories that have an impact on other people and on the culture. You should tell the best stories you can possibly tell and put everything you’ve got into it.

David Guterson