I feel like I've exhausted guys and male friendships.
More Quotes from Irvine Welsh:I tend to read more nonfiction, really, because when I'm writing I don't like to read other fiction.
I enjoy the freedom of the blank page.
Id always done a lot of (sniffing) glue as a kid. I was very interested in glue, and then I went to lager and speed, and I drifted into heroin because as a kid growing up everybody told me, dont smoke marijuana, it will kill you . . .
Basically, particularly in Britain, it's a hegemonic thing that people who write tend to come from the leisure classes. They can afford the time and the books.
I'd always liked to read, but when I picked up books I wasn't getting the same kind of excitement from them that I was from going out clubbing. I wanted to get the same kind of feel.
There's no plan on what novel I plan to write next. I never know what I'm going to do one minute to the next. I don't have a master plan.
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Although, I am proud of all my Symphonies as they all have something special to say, my particular favourite is the Fifth. As the great Mahler expert Donald Mitchell said that if Mahler had written another Symphony, it would have been my Fifth!
I couldn't do any of my other characters, you know? But I could have done the lady. Church Lady's Malibu Beach party is an idea I have for a movie, too. Yes.