Because I Love You

images-1“To her-
Hand in hand we come
Christopher Robin and I
To lay this book in your lap.
Say you’re surprised?
Say you like it?
Say it’s just what you wanted?
Because it’s yours-
because we love you.”
― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh



“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”  Neil GaimanCoraline


“Tomorrow may be hell, but today was a good writing day, and on the good writing days nothing else matters.”  Neil Gaiman



22d3b28fe553a30bc9d66966ce27c2ac“Who was the guy who first looked at a cow and said ‘I think I’ll drink whatever comes out of these when I squeeze ’em?”  Bill Watterson



snoopy-typewriter copy“You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.”  Ray BradburyZen in the Art of Writing



Unknown-1Am I crazy?” she asked. “I feel like I am sometimes.” “Maybe,” he said, rubbing her forehead. “But don’t worry about it. You need to be a little bit crazy. Crazy is the price you pay for having an imagination. It’s your superpower. Tapping into the dream. It’s a good thing not a bad thing.   Ruth Ozeki


imagesEverything in the universe is constantly changing, and nothing stays the same, and we must understand how quickly time flows by if we are to wake up and truly live our lives.  Ruth Ozeki


Two Wisconsin Authors. (Me on the left)

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”   Maya AngelouI Know Why the Caged Bird Sings


“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”   Toni Morrison


“You never have to change anything you got up in the

c0b59141899bafca89f2af45cc54c651middle of the night to write.” Saul Bellow






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