We humans do, when the cause is sufficient, spend our lives. We throw ourselves onto the grenade to save our buddies in the foxhole. We rise out of the trenches and charge the entreched enemy and die like maggots under…
Quote by Orson Scott Card
I say this as a Democrat, for whom the Republican domination of government threatens many...
Changing the world is good for those who want their names in books. But being...
One mind can think only of its own questions; it rarely surprises itself.
It's the middle class that feels the luxury of being able to have causes.
We humans do, when the cause is sufficient, spend our lives. We throw ourselves onto...
I listen to music constantly while writing.
I don't believe that there are aliens. I believe there are really different people.
In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat...
I fell into playwriting accidentally, took some classes in it, and also took creative writing...
I buy way too many books.
I wonder sometimes if the motivation for writers ought to be contempt, not admiration.
Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space.
And enough for me that when my hand touched your shoulder, you leaned on me;...
In all my study of history, I have never found a time or place I...
But in the meantime I became accustomed to the writing life and it would be...
I realized that everything important in sci-fi showed up in the magazines first. It's the...
Working is hard and distracts from having fun.
I think it's impossible to really know someone, what they want, what they believe, and...
Help someone, you earn a friend. Help someone too much, you make an enemy.
Only by examining our personal biases can we truly grow as artists; only by cultivating...
If you're at the end of your rope...untie the knot in your heart.