If I quit having fun, then it's time for me to quit working.
Gay rights is just one of the social issues I'm interested in. I think that people might be less tense about it if we would all accept the fact that not everyone is wired the same way.
Silver, gold - I don't discriminate! I like sparkly things.
I believe if you write a great book, the chances are it'll get a great reception.
I'm a middle-class former housewife who goes to my daughter's softball games.
I don't write the kind of 'happily ever after' that romance readers enjoy.
Very few of my characters are totally heroic or totally villainous.
I've often wished when I started a book I knew what was going to happen. I talked to writers who write 80-page outlines, and I'm just in awe of that.
The Sookie Stackhouse novels were selling well before the TV show, but the TV show led to a lot more exposure and readers. And a lot went on to read my other work. It was a wonderful thing for my bank account.
Well, you know, writers just suck up new experiences - we're just like the vacuum cleaners of newness.
If it pleases you and you can write at all, it's gonna please somebody else.
Episcopalians are pretty thin on the ground in the central United States.
For any writers at all, read everything you can and then put your butt in the chair and write. That's all there is to it.
I certainly think we're going to see more and more graphic novels and more illustrated novels.
I freely admit I know nothing about television or writing for the screen.
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