Ridley Pearson Quotes.
I’m still only half the writer I hope I will be.
There’s a fine line between imagination and reality. An inventor dreams something up, and pretty soon, it’s there on the table before him. A science-fiction writer envisions another world, and then some space probe finds it. If you believe in something strongly enough, I think you can make it happen.
I’ve been running from, and toward, death all my life, more aware of it than a person should be.
Walt loved technology. He didn’t understand it half the time, but the beauty of good technology was that he didn’t have to understand it. Just use it.
True love isn’t reserved for weddings and ceremonies. It’s from the heart. That’s all it has to be. All it ever is.
Also not the kind of place to hide a server.” “Is that another pun?” She asked. “No! I swear! I didn’t mean that one.” ~Shell Game, Kingdom Keepers #5
Always trust computer games.
I… do… not… do… lightning.
What do you care more about? The kids or your hair?
I’m about to read Scott Turow’s ‘Innocent.’ I’ve been hungry for this book since he first told me it was in the works. I’m a serious Turow fan.
For the first-time novelist you’ve got to get up at 5:30 in the morning and write until 7, make breakfast and go to work. Or, come home and work for an hour. Everybody has an hour in their day somewhere.
Finn whispered, “What has a head, thorax, and abdomen, but stands six feet tall?” “A snowman?
So planning something big.” “If this is the work of the Overtakers, we’ve never seen anything like it.” “It is,” a voice said behind them. Maybeck slipped in alongside of them. “You about scared the pee out of me!” Charlene complained.
I think every fiction writer, to a certain extent, is a schizophrenic and able to have two or three or five voices in his or her body. We seek, through our profession, to get those voices onto paper.
Being right wasn’t nearly as important as doing right.
If you don’t believe in yourself, who will?’ ~Maybeck
Smee, you are a supreme idjit.” “Aye, Cap’n.
He likes you, too.” Finn repeated. “And don’t tell me to shut up.” “Shut up!” -Kingdom Keepers, Shell Game
Be careful what you wear to bed, because you never know where you might wake up.
But listen up Alex Rider.
As a young boy, I read ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ and immediately became neurotic about my use of time. It taxed me severely, but only for the next 50 years. But I think it also allowed me to discipline myself to sit in the chair and be a writer, where one of the most needed qualities is patience.
When I do things I shouldn’t do, my mother says I need a new pair of glasses — that I should be be looking differently at the choices I make.