If I were a serious fiction writer...

I'd have to spend a lot of time taking very long train trips—like that Savannah-New York Palmetto haul I did earlier this year—or very long showers (harder on the skin, I think, than train trips), because that's where I get my best thinking done.
"Observe Everything. Always think for yourself. Never let other people make important decisions for you." — from Bad News by Edward St. Aubyn