Rick Moody Quotes

35 Rick Moody quotes:

"Maybe when I'm sixty-five I'll talk about my literary life."
"My contention is that that style is just as stylized as an ornate style."
"My grandfather was a newspaper publisher and his paper had all the comics in NYC, so some of my earliest memories are of reading the family paper and heading straight for the comics insert."
"Nonfiction that uses novelistic devices and strategies to shape the work. That's material that I really like."
"So while it is true that I find really dark stuff funny sometimes, it's also true that as a writer of books I want to have the whole range of human emotions."
"The Ice Storm, because of the movie, has had, or is to have, a vigorous life in other cultures."
"The point is to balance on the edge between musicality and content."
"The process of composition, messing around with paragraphs and trying to make really good prose, is hardwired into my personality."
"This is odd, but there are certain things that are really embarrassing to talk about - one is my job and the success that I've had in it, and the other is money."
"What genre it falls under is only of interest later."
"What happened was that after I wrote The Ice Storm I had a period where I was blocked for a little bit, before I wrote Purple America."
"Writing the book was itself a process of concealing and revealing."
"You don't have these perfectly transparent, simple thoughts. You have thoughts that are all cluttered up, like overused bookshelves."
"We ran hard and had a few injuries. We just didn't have anything go well this week."
Author: Moody Quotes Category: Hard Quotes
"The Diviners ... an elusive, but surely huge, television saga ... that opens with Huns sweeping through Mongolia and closes with a Mormon diviner in the Las Vegas desert."
Author: Moody Quotes Category: Television Quotes

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