Bernard Malamud — American Novelist born on April 26, 1914, died on March 18, 1986

Bernard Malamud was an American author of novels and short stories. Along with Saul Bellow and Philip Roth, he was one of the best known American Jewish authors of the 20th century. His baseball novel, The Natural, was adapted into a 1984 film starring Robert Redford. His 1966 novel The Fixer, about antisemitism in Tsarist Russia, won both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize... (wikipedia)

There comes a time in a man's life when to get where he has to go - if there are no doors or windows he walks through a wall.
The idea is to get the pencil moving quickly.
Without heroes, we are all plain people and don't know how far we can go.
Revision is one of the exquisite pleasures of writing.
I work with language. I love the flowers of afterthought.