"I’ll watch boxing on television; I’m a big boxing fan. But I don’t have a television set; I don’t have a DVD player or CD player; I don’t have a cell phone; I don’t have a computer. I don’t read the newspapers or go to films; I ignore the culture. I’m not being disingenuous — I live in a vacuum. And it enhances the concentration I need to write my books. [I] lie in the dark and talk with women who aren’t in the room with me, night after night... It can be frightening, and it can be very moving."
Monday, November 13, 2006
James Ellroy on Writing
By way of MeeVee at Blogcritics.org: