Recommended Books

  • On Writing by Stephen King
  • Bird by Bird by Anne Lammot
  • Burning Down The House by Charles Baxter
  • On Becoming a Novelist by John Gardener


Favorite Quotes

“The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug.” — Mark Twain
“The way to write is to throw your body at the mark when your arrows are spent.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Read a lot. Reading really helps. Read anything you can get your hands on.” — J.K. Rowling
“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” — Douglas Adams
“Let me live, love, and say it well in good sentences.” — Sylvia Plath
“Seeing is forgetting the name of the thing one sees.” — Paul Valery
“Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” — Anton Chekhov