Lev Grossman on becoming a fantasy writer
The New York Times website doesn't permit copy-n-paste so here's a fragment of a screenshot. Probably, if you click on it, it will embiggen so you can read it.
Bonus: I've never been a doodler. Anytime I attempt a drawing, I already have an idea in mind. Or, when I make an unintelligible mess on the page, I know what it is a mess of. Shoebedoodling's work is therefore as fascinating to me as that of gymnasts or people speaking languages I'd never even heard the name of before.