As a male writer, women are always what men pursue, and their world is always a mystery. So I always tried to present as many views as possible on women's worlds.
In the history of literature there are many great enduring works which were not published in the lifetimes of the authors. If the authors had not achieved self-affirmation while writing, how could they have continued to write?
When you use words, you're able to keep your mind alive. Writing is my way of reaffirming my own existence.
Experience has taught me that any kind of political grouping is oppressive. It's the blind mass that crushes the individual.
If you want to do anything, do it now, without compromise or concession, because you have only one life.