The scariest moment is always just before you start.
See the BEAR of fearsome size! All the WORLD’S within his eyes. TIME grows thin, the past is a riddle; The TOWER awaits you in the middle.
No one can tell what goes on in between the person you were and the person you become. No one can chart that blue and lonely section of hell. There are no maps of the change. You just come out the other side. Or you don’t.
A little talent is a good thing to have if you want to be a writer. But the only real requirement is the ability to remember every scar.
We lie best when we lie to ourselves.
I think it is beyond doubt that H. P. Lovecraft has yet to be surpassed as the twentieth century’s greatest practitioner of the classic horror tale.
you can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.
If you have given up your heart … you have already lost. A heartless creature is a loveless creature, and a loveless creature is a beast.
no knowledge obtained without risk
Sometimes human places, create inhuman monsters.
I do not kill with my gun; He who kills with his gun has forgotten the face of his father. I kill with my heart.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Language does not always have to wear a tie and lace-up shoes. The object of fiction isn’t grammatical correctness but to make the reader welcome and then tell a story… To make him/her forget, whenever possible, that he/she is reading a story at all.
I think part of being a parent is trying to kill your kids.
No one ever does live happily ever after, but we leave the children to find that out for themselves.
If you were a real fascistic society and you had a vocal minority that was shouting, “Stop this, stop that, stop the other thing,” what you would say is, “Let’s give them all the drugs they want.” In a lot of states, something very much like that happened. They lowered the drinking age to eighteen and said, “Get juiced.”