Keep violence in the mind where it belongs.
When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults.
Whatever creativity is, it is in part a solution to a problem.
Civilization is the distance man has placed between himself and his excreta.
If we can see our difficulties, there is a way of resolving them, or the hope of a way.
Science fiction is no more written for scientists that ghost stories are written for ghosts.
Feedback is a pleasant thing. I get a lot of letters from unexpected people in unexpected places.
I am a writer and always was; being a writer is an integral part of my identity. Being published, being well regarded, is a component of that identity.
It is comparatively easy to become a writer; staying a writer, resisting formulaic work, generating one's own creativity - that's a much tougher matter.
I can't help believing that these things that come from the subconscious mind have a sort of truth to them. It may not be a scientific truth, but it's psychological truth.