Quiet Quotes

Remember the quiet wonders. The world has more need of them than it has for warriors.

Monday, June 14th, 2010
old growth forest

Mal’ek’a came from across the Great Water, did he not?

He did. Do what you must do, the raven replied. Farewell, my son. I will look for you again when you seek peace, not war. Turning, the Forest Lord stepped in amongst the…

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So much of writing is about getting quiet enough so you can hear your characters talking

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010
flower on the grass

I asked her how she goes about getting in touch with her characters, and she hesitated a moment before replying: “I think it’s something like preparing the soil for planting,” she says. “What I’ll do is go out in the backyard in the morning, and…”

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