When you use words, you're able to keep your mind alive. Writing is my way of reaffirming my own existence.
For me, writing [was] a question of survival...I could not trust anyone, even my family. The atmosphere was so poisoned. People even in your own family could turn you in.
Observing humans and observing oneself yields a clear-minded starting point for literature.
As a male writer, women are always what men pursue, and their world is always a mystery. So I always tried to present as many views as possible on women's worlds.
Love is so holy, so confusing. It makes a man anxious, tormented. Love, how can I define it?
Writing eases my suffering... writing is my way of reaffirming my own existance.