Suddenly I remembered that laugh, it told a different story, our story.
I am an acquired taste. Do with that what you will.
…perhaps in actions I’m less of a man – but, oh the words – such lovely words…
But dear, don’t be afraid of love it’s only magic.
You have to have empathy, knowledge and compassion for your characters if you’re a writer.
Archive material is vital to the writer of historical fiction.
No man can stay forever young unless he is a writer.
The word ‘NO’ is the best motivation there is for the storyteller in you.
Only a writer who has the sense of evil can make goodness readable.
He pressed bravely ahead with his story, the outlines and preliminary versions of which by now filled two thick notebooks, reorganizing, redrafting, and obsessively re-polishing lines and paragraphs with a jeweler’s precision.But it was not...
Unfortunately for my family, they have a writer in the family.
Me and my readers, we’re on the same page. That page is one.
Negative experiences repeat as long as they remain useful to you.