Cormac McCarthy on Dreams and the Subconscious

When did Cormac McCarthy know he was done with The Road ? Like the author Henry Miller, Cormac thinks of writing as being able to take dictation from "the unconscious." At some level, Cormac says, the subconscious mind is always working to help us solve problems, but instead of tapping us on the shoulder, it usually reveals the answers in our dreams . Learn more about Cormac's work as a writer .