A good snapshot stops a moment from running away.
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming of themselves like grass.
A sheltered life can be a daring life as well. For all serious daring starts from within.
I am a writer who came of a sheltered life. A sheltered life can be a daring life as well. For all serious daring starts from within.
Writing fiction has developed in me an abiding respect for the unknown in a human lifetime and a sense of where to look for the threads, how to follow, how to connect, find in the thick of the tangle what clear line persists.
Greater than scene is situation. Greater than situation is implication. Greater than all of these is a single, entire human being, who will never be confined in any frame.