He was conscious of nothing except the blankness of the page in front of him, the itching of the skin above his ankle, the blaring of the music, and a slight booziness caused by the gin.
I’d rather be nine people’s favorite thing than a hundred people’s ninth favorite thing.
What doesn’t kill us gives us something new to write about.
The things I call crisis and all the things that were coming after me are all coming to serve the purpose of God in my life.
Then Diana puts too many murders into [her stories]. She says most of the time she doesn’t know what to do with the people so she kills them off to get rid of them.
Work like hell! I had 122 rejection slips before I sold a story.
You have always written before and you will write now. All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know
The New World Order is established by degrees. The first degree is truth of the one subject, which follows from the existence and the oneness of the universe, and from the ancient belief that God is all-knowing.
Fiction is a great combination between experience and imagination.
Life is a book that someone else is reading-and you, a key character-hence the need for continual conflict and resolution. We can’t have any boring books.