You can break through old limits, past inertia and...
Marilyn Ferguson Quotes
You can break through old limits, past inertia and fear, to... richness of choice, freedom, human closeness.
About the author
Robert A. Heinlein
William Arthur Ward
H. L. Mencken
Fact-checking is so boring compared to writing fiction.
I know a lot of Eastern Europeans, and because of what they have been through and what they have seen, they have an attitude where they are not easily fooled.
I work really long days and I work seven day weeks.
If things are going well I can easily spend twelve hours a day writing, but not writing writing, just thinking and revising and taking a comma out and putting it back in.
I went through college in the 1960s without having any idea that I was going to have to make a living. When I graduated in 1968 it was quite a shock to find out that there was a world out there and that it wasn't going to support me.
Of course, I've always read. I started when I was four years old and just didn't stop. I read all the time.
I wrote about four novels before I wrote a word of journalism.
I'm in a rage all of the time.
I think of myself as someone with a kind of Tourette's. I cannot help saying the thing you're not supposed to say.
For any writer, the ability to look at a sentence and see what's superfluous, what can be altered, revised, expanded, and, especially, cut, is essential. It's satisfying to see that sentence shrink, snap into place, and ultimately emerge in a more polished form: clear, economical, sharp.