Quotes, Reviews, Musings, and Previews of my works.
Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise
Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiasm
There are only two emotions in a plane: boredom and terror
In the planning stage of a book, don't plan the ending. It has to be earned by all that will go before it.
I love the challenge of starting at zero every day and seeing how much I can accomplish.
The more you try to be interested in other people, the more you find out about yourself.
A great speech is literature.
So many things are possible as long as you don't know they are impossible.
Mildred D. Taylor
There are no original ideas. There are only original people.
Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
If a man is not faithful to his own individuality, he cannot be loyal to anything.
In books and in life, you need to read several pages before someone's true character is revealed.
Gail Carson Levine
Ideas aren't magical; the only tricky part is holding on to one long enough to get it written down.
Love is when you cease hesitating.
There is nothing that is going to make people hate you more, and love you more, than telling the truth.
Once a president gets to the White House, the only audience that is left that really matters is history.
Doris Kearns Goodwin
A creative life cannot be sustained by approval any more than it can be destroyed by criticism.
Only he who attempts the absurd is capable of achieving the impossible.
Miguel de Unamuno
Remember, all the answers you need are inside of you; you only have to become quiet enough to hear them.
What I want in my life is compassion, a flow between myself and others based on a mutual giving from the heart.
Marshall B. Rosenberg
Fiction is life with the dull bits left out.
I cannot let the fear of the past color the future.