Michael Tolkin - Quotes

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I've yet to meet a writer who could change water into wine, and we have a tendency to treat them like that. ---->>>

On one level, nothing's really changed in my life. I still drive my daughter in the car pool on Monday. But it's impossible not to be aware of this rush of attention; it's impossible not to be seduced by it once you've entered into it, seduced by being unhappy when the attention wanes. ---->>>

It's impossible not to be taken in by the spectacle of oneself, which is the biggest sin of the culture right now. ---->>>

Come to think of it, Pasadena's as good a place to die as any. ---->>>

I went to Spago once, eight years ago. I had just closed a deal. I thought it would be fun to go to Spago and it wasn't. I got a bad table and nobody paid any attention to me. ---->>>

One of the things I learned from my father, and it did not serve me well at all, was that he was a successful writer, he earned a living. And it was a shock for me to find out that it was actually hard to make a living as a writer. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 10-17, 1950
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
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Occupation: Writer
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Michael L. Tolkin (born October 17, 1950) is an American filmmaker and novelist. He has written numerous screenplays, including The Player (1992), which he adapted from his novel of the same name (1988), and for which he received the Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay (1993). The Return of the Player, followed (2006) (wikipedia)