The knives of jealousy are honed on details.
People who have had a stroke and are recovering from it love being read to... especially by someone who is a good reader - it does help them to get better.
While most of the things you've worried about have never happened, it's a different story with the things you haven't worried about. They are the ones that happen.
I think about death every day - what it would be like, why it would happen to me. It would be humiliating to be afraid.
I've had two proposals since I've been a widow. I am a wonderful catch, you know. I have a lot of money.
I really do literally put myself into a character's shoes.
I try, and I think I succeed, in making my readers feel sorry for my psychopaths, because I do.
I think to be driven to want to kill must be such a terrible burden.
Crimes are more often committed out of fear than wickedness. People live frightened, desperate lives.
How could God allow cancer, poverty, the sheer unfairness of so many lives?
Hugh Grant will always be associated with his scandal, and so will Max Mosley.
I agree with what Mark Twain said - we're all mad at night.
I always know what I'm going to write before I sit down.
I always write about subjects which attract me because if I didn't, it would be awful, a failure.
I always write about what interests me.
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