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Dana Spiotta quotes and sayings

Author | Born: January 16, 1966
Dana Spiotta motivational quote : I think most writers have to have a practice of writing. For me it is very early in the morning. I try to make it a separate world from the rest of my life.
Dana Spiotta motivational quote : Your memories from your early childhood seem to have such purchase on your emotions. They are so concrete.
Dana Spiotta motivational quote : Even if we try to see people in our lives accurately, it is distorted by our own wants and prejudices and experiences.
Dana Spiotta motivational quote : I am, it seems, interested in people with multiple identities. I think we all have multiple identities.
Dana Spiotta motivational quote : Usually there is a paradox in what a character wants. A conflict is built deeply within them. And then you put them in motion, throw everything at them until they reveal themselves further.
Dana Spiotta motivational quote : I always think the novelist should go to the culture's dark places and poke around. Pose a lot of hard questions.
Dana Spiotta motivational quote : The issue isn't, Am I good enough? No. The issue is, Do I not have any other choice? Will and desire don't matter. Ability doesn't matter. Need is the only thing that matters.