The most evocative book title I’ve ever heard: Treat us like dogs and we will become wolves
Two of the most honestly original answers that I’ve ever heard–both from the same person–about why someone writes:
I never wanted to be a writer, I still don’t.
It’s kind of like burping, you just gotta do it.
I don’t read fiction anymore–as a literature major, I’ve had my fill–but I might make an exception for Carolyn Chute.