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There's an old rule of theater that goes, 'If there's a gun on the mantel in Act I, it must go off in Act III.' The reverse is also true.

There's an old rule of theater that goes, 'If there's a gun on the mantel in Act I, it must go off in Act III.' The reverse is also true.



The most important things to remember about back story are that (a) everyone has a history and (b) most of it isn’t very interesting.

The most important things to remember about back story are that (a) everyone has a history and (b) most of it isn’t very interesting.



The rest of it - and perhaps the best of it - is a permission slip: you can, you should, and if you're brave enough to start, you will.

The rest of it - and perhaps the best of it - is a permission slip: you can, you should, and if you're brave enough to start, you will.



I think the best stories always end up being about the people rather than the event, which is to say character-driven.

I think the best stories always end up being about the people rather than the event, which is to say character-driven.



Reading takes time, and the glass teat takes too much of it.

Reading takes time, and the glass teat takes too much of it.





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Don't be afraid to show you soul, we need plenty of soul to show in this world.

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When we buy books we're fooling ourselves into thinking we buy the time to read them.

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I wouldn't want to marry anybody who was wicked, but I think I'd like it if he could be wicked and wouldn't.

I wouldn't want to marry anybody who was wicked, but I think I'd like it if he could be wicked and wouldn't.



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God is not a person, God is the underlying consciousness in Existence.



Sometimes I think I live more closely to the past than the present.

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We must not be surprised when we hear of murders, killings, of wars, or of hatred...If a mother can kill her own child, what is left but for us to kill each other?

We must not be surprised when we hear of murders, killings, of wars, or of hatred...If a mother can kill her own child, what is left but for us to kill each other?



There is one last thing to remember: writers are always selling somebody out.

There is one last thing to remember: writers are always selling somebody out.




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