Human behavior in the midst of hardship caught my attention very early on, and my first stories were all pictures, no words.
More Quotes from 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.
I didn't know any schizophrenics. The most valuable information I got was from people with the disease and their family members.
I love the most the students with troubled lives.
The roundness of life's design may be a sign that there is a presence beyond ourselves.
I like to be surprised. The best writing is when it defies me, when it starts going a different way than I had planned.
Love stories are probably all I've ever been able to write or want to write.
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But somehow, I felt no inclination to be interested in it in any amateur way, let alone professional, until suddenly I became interested. And the first thing I did was to compose: not play an instrument, but to compose.