It’s fun to tease people about where fiction and life intersect.
It’s important to set challenges that you’re not sure you’re equal to.
Writing is the only way I know to demand justice from an uncaring universe.
Teenagers are free verse walking around on two legs.
Things come apart so easily when they have been held together with lies.
I did not begin with craft, I began with strong feelings and worked toward craft.
And while it is true that I got the best woman in the world, I don’t think love saves you.
Piece by piece, my mother is being stolen from me.
Fiction is a piece of truth that turns lies to meaning.