(Short) (writer: excerpt from "On Seeing An Old Civil War Painting With My Love")
(Short) (inspired by)
(Short) (short story)
(novels "Copulating Mermaid of Venice" and "Trouble with the Battery")
(Short) (story "Bring Me Your Love")
(Short) (novels "Copulating Mermaid of Venice" and "Trouble with the Battery")
(based on his short story "The Killers")
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Did You Know?
When I write, when I'm going hot, I don't want to write more than four hours in a row. After that you're pushing it. The horses [horse races] give me something to do. At the age of 50 I quit a job at the post office and decided to become a full-time writer. The old guy's crazy, my landlady declared, striking her head with her palm. I wrote my first novel, named "Post Office", in nineteen nights, ...
Began writing again in 1955, after surviving an almost fatal bleeding ulcer.