An Occasional Thought

This page gives you a random assortment of thoughts that tell you what I’ve been doing, where I’ve been, who I am.


10 February 2016 ~ I never decided to be a writer. Writing saw me in the crowd and made me one.

23 February ~ Being a writer means you’re unsatisfied with living in just one universe; you must add to the commotion in another.

19 June ~ “There are times when I feel like I’m just playing a role, impersonating myself.” From The Rowan Tree, by Robert W. Fuller

15 January 2017 ~ No one has ever written a perfect novel.

2 March 2017 ~ There’s no such thing as writer’s block – it’s just a case of lack of perseverance and industry.

12 March 2017 ~ “A fear of using the imagination is very deep in America.” Ursula K. Le Guin

25 April 2017 ~ No creative act comes unless preceded by hard work.

19 June 2017 ~ The only books you remember years later are the ones that upset you and make you think.

21 December 2017 ~ Story is the most ancient form of social instruction.

16 February 2018 ~ Nothing is quite so hard to accomplish as the things which at first seemed easy.