The people at the record company had asked me if I could write a song about my life, my relationship with God, and where I’m from. Well, I can’t write a song on purpose, my songs come in a moment of inspiration or desperation.
It is difficult to imagine how any behavior in the presence of another person can avoid being a communication of one’s own view of the nature of one’s relationship with that person and how it can fail to influence that person.
I have a great relationship with animals, and with children. I get to their level. I try to see the way a child looks at the world, it’s hugely different.
I was supposed to have a relationship with Judy, but that never happened. Actors in series didn’t have the control that they have today over their jobs.
I don’t think the relationship between novels and realities are one to one. Of course novels play different roles. It’s essentially just a long narrative form. What you use that long narrative form for can be very different.