Stanley Elkin Quotes

Most popular Stanley Elkin Quotes

Plot is to literature what individual holes are to miniature golf.

writing

I don't believe less is more. I believe that more is more. I believe that less is less, fat fat, thin thin and enough is enough.
— Stanley Elkin

art style

[Writing is] a kind of whittling, a kind of honing to the bone, until you finally get whatever the hell it is you're looking for.  It's an exercise in sculpture, chipping away at the rock until you find the nose.

writing