There is no way of being a creative writer in America without being a loser.
I think television keeps on being a place where writers can go, and if they're successful, they can have their way, and they can have creative freedom.
After so many years, I've learned that being creative is a full-time job with its own daily patterns. That's why writers, for example, like to establish routines for themselves.
Becoming a writer means being creative enough to find the time and the place in your life for writing.
Being humble matters.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Writers don't retire. I will always be a writer.