On what he learned from writing Carrie: ". . . stopping a piece of work just because it's hard, either emotionally or imaginatively, is a bad idea." (Page 69)
About secondary characters: ". . . no one is 'the bad guy' or 'the best friend' or 'the whore with a heart of gold' in real life; in real life we each of us regard ourselves as the main character. . . ." (Page 189)
On his love of books and reading: "If I have to spend time in purgatory before going to one place or the other, I guess I'll be all right as long as there's a lending library. . . ." (page 96)
If you've read On Writing, did you find it helpful? Do you have a favorite Stephen King novel?