People say I give the best head, and they're not always talking about sex.
I've been aware of death since I was a little girl. My only regret willl be not being able to write about it.
There are abundantly more English professors in the world than there are authors.
The last motive in the world for acquiring vocabulary should be to impress. Words should be acquired because we urgently need them -- to convey, to reach, to express something within us, and to understand others.
Most of the time I quote myself. It's not arrogance, it's a writer's job.
Words are contact with other beings. I see a word that says something I've noticed, seen, felt, obserevd, and I capture it; I need that word!