It should cause no surprise that anyone so lazy as myself should be economical to the point of miserliness with everything he writes.
Lazy Everything Anyone
If I didn't see its place in the Saga when I planned it, I probably wouldn't write it at all.
The reason is that for many years I have avoided reading anything whatsoever that approaches my own line of country, out of a somewhat fanatical desire to avoid the risk of unconscious imitation.
Many Avoid Anything
About the Saint's amorous adventures, by the way, I can't speak so brazenly.
The gleam in their eyes telegraphs only too clearly that they are hoping for a headline, which of course means something disparaging, because nothing makes such good copy as a feud.
Disparaging Eyes Nothing
Everything I write is designed to be milked to the last drop of revenue.
For there is a price ticket on everything that puts a whizz into life, and adventure follows the rule. It's distressing, but there you are.
Rule Distressing Adventure
I had still never read one of the Bond books when the movie Dr. No came out.
Movie I Read
In 1939 I hadn't even realized that this was an immigration problem.
Immigration Problem Realized