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Don't tell me the moon is shining, show me the glint of light on broken gla

Don't tell me the moon is shining, show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe, sh

Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe, shine through every sentence you write, every piece you finish.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Either give it your all or don't even try!

Either give it your all or don't even try!
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

We see her go through dangerous mood-swings, but I tried never to come righ

We see her go through dangerous mood-swings, but I tried never to come right out and say "Annie was depressed and possibly suicidal that day" or "Annie seemed particularly happy that day."If I have to tell you, I lose. If, on the other hand, I can show yo
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I think the best thing about being a writer is getting to dream. It's const

I think the best thing about being a writer is getting to dream. It's constantly viewing life through the "what if?" lens.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I am sifting my memories, the way men pan the dirt under a barroom floor fo

I am sifting my memories, the way men pan the dirt under a barroom floor for the bits of gold dust that fall between the cracks. It's small mining-- small mining. You're too young a man to be panning memories, Adam. You should be getting yourself some new
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

It's amazing that a man who is dead can talk to people through these pages.

It's amazing that a man who is dead can talk to people through these pages. As long as this books survives, his ideas live.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Words are powerful. Words make a difference. They can create and destroy. T

Words are powerful. Words make a difference. They can create and destroy. They can open doors and close doors. Words can create illusion or magic, love or destruction. … All those things.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Because as any writer will tell you, an IDEA for a book is like falling in

Because as any writer will tell you, an IDEA for a book is like falling in love, it’s all wild emotion and headlong rush, but the ACTUAL ACT of writing a book is like building a relationship: it is joyous, slow, fragile, frustrating, exhilarating, painsta
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

There is a muse, but he’s not going to come fluttering down into your writi

There is a muse, but he’s not going to come fluttering down into your writing room and scatter creative fairy-dust all over your typewriter or computer station. He lives in the ground. He’s a basement guy. You have to descend to his level, and once you ge
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Fiction should be in its way subversive. I don't think books should be neat

Fiction should be in its way subversive. I don't think books should be neat or gentle or genteel or comforting. I think they should be raw. They should be written as perfectly as possible, but what they do is to stir up, to lance the reader.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Write without pay until somebody offers to pay.

Write without pay until somebody offers to pay.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

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