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From the first I was clamorous to learn …
The challenge to writers today, I think, is not to disown any
Each story tells me how to write it, but not the one afterwards.
What we know about writing the novel is the novel.
She read Dickens in the same spirit she would have eloped with him.
Each day the storm clouds were opening like great purple flowers and
Daydreaming had started me on the way; but story writing once I
Laurel could not see her face but only the back of her
Children, like animals use all their senses to discover the world. Then
The novelist works neither to correct nor to condone, not at all
The first act of insight is throw away the labels. In fiction,
Suppose you meet me in the woods.
A thing is incredible, if ever, only after it is told —
The voter is basically dumb and lazy. The reason I became a
We are sitting on our honeymoon bed in the honeymoon suite. We
As far as Im concerned, I didnt dream – ever.
A reader doesn’t really see the characters in a story; he feels them.
Investing is where you find a few great companies and then sit on your ass.
Emotion is contagious.
My wife never lies about her age. She just tells everyone she’s
Seas wept from our deep sorrows.