These words influence my writing:
- Just tell us stories that move us to laughter and tears and perhaps tell us a little something about ourselves. – Norman Jewison, accepting Irving Thalberg award for his filmmaking career.
- “(Show us) … the universal, perennial story of everyman’s journey from innocence to experience, from ignorance to wisdom,” Roger Housden, “Life Lessons from Rembrandt,” Oprah Magazine, May, 2005
- Roger Rosenblatt’s four purposes for writing: To make suffering endurable, evil intelligible, justice desirable and love possible.
- “Every great work of literature illuminates the human condition, fuels thinking on timeless questions, and stimulates the imagination.” Dr. John E. Flaherty, “Timeless Books for Timely Issues,” Industry Week Magazine.
I hope you enjoy.