I think I write fiction for the opportunity to get beyond the limits of my own life.
More Quotes By Wally Lamb
Human behavior in the midst of hardship caught my attention very early on, and my first stories were all pictures, no words.Wally Lamb
I like to be surprised. The best writing is when it defies me, when it starts going a different way than I had planned.Wally Lamb
When I was a kid, I was surrounded by girls: older sisters, older girl cousins just down the street… except for an older boy named Vito who threw rocks. Each year I would wish for a baby brother. It never happened.Wally Lamb
However far fiction writers stray from their own lives and experiences – and I stray pretty far from mine – I think, ultimately, that we may be writing what we need to write in some way, albeit unconsciously.Wally Lamb