“If you’re spending your entire early 20s chasing the next party, what are you running away from? That’s not a badass. What’s badass is when you can sit through your problems and feel emotions when you don’t want to have them. […] And now, as hard as it may be, I will do that. That’s what makes me a badass. Being a badass is handling your shit.”
28. Just assume everyone has a weird fetish they’d like to keep secret.
#40. Do not have more than two redheaded characters or people will think you’re up to something. #66. Time your writing schedule to coincide with the different phases of the moon. #75. Write as if you’ve been possessed by a demon but like a nice demon. #79. Never kill a dog in your book. The dogs will know. #101. Write to displease whatever god you believe in. #102. Believe in monsters.