We need to redefine what a hero looks like.
I'm not a techno-determinist. I believe we need to improve our existing human resources, and technology can only be a complement.
I think there comes a time in every persons life where they just need to go to the darkest, most dismal place.
I am opposed to any individual taxes until we eliminate all of the unconstitutional agencies, and I suspect we wouldn't need a tax after that.
There's so many levels. You can rise on the day to win a national event or a world title but the level you need to rise to win an Olympics Games is another one altogether.
When the country is at war, you need to support the president.
All human beings have an innate need to hear and tell stories and to have a story to live by. religion, whatever else it has done, has provided one of the main ways of meeting this abiding need.
I'm pushing ahead on my own - you no longer need a large record company to make you a star.
You don't need to like your protagonists.
If I'm straight outta shape for a fight, I might need 12 weeks or more to get in shape.
Children need to have a home. I don't mean a physical four walls and a room. There needs to be an emotional and spiritual and loving place in life. That's what a family is.
I write as a matter of need - seven books and God knows how many short stories before anyone published me.