"I ask people what piece they are on the chessboard. And some people say ‘I’m the king’ or ‘I’m the knight.’ And then they ask me what piece I am, and I say, ‘I’m no piece. I take the position of God."
"I’m a great post-modern creative, as a futurist I don’t always have the facilities to create the way I want. When Nike drops the flyness, that’s a futurist concept that they have the time to create and put out."
"Plutarch is creating the story and he’s creating the arena and he’s manipulating the characters – a writer isn’t far from a game maker."
Suzanne Collins on why she identifies most with Plutarch (x)