Author has written 21 stories for Maximum Ride, Blue Bloods, Blue is For Nightmares, Twilight, Alice in Wonderland, Misc. Books, Kyle XY, Thirteen, NCIS, Point Pleasant, Charmed, and Bones.
A gypsy fire is on the hearth,
When witches go riding,
There's one sad truth in life I've found
A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they're not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they're not so bad. ~Arnold H. Glasgow
I prefer to think that God is not dead, just drunk. ~John Marcellus Huston
A man who is "of sound mind" is one who keeps the inner madman under lock and key. ~Paul Valéry, Mauvaises pensées et autres, 1942
Condoms aren't completely safe. A friend of mine was wearing one and got hit by a bus. ~Bob Rubin
Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught. ~Ambrose Bierce, the Devil's Dictionary
Ink to paper is thoughtful
: Chaos was what killed the dinosaurs, darling
: I had a 1590 on my SAT, I got a 44 on my MCAT, and I have a 4.0 GPA from MIT. I thought I had my life mapped out, but then I remembered what my non linear equations professor once told me, always account for variable change... I let down my good friends, but as it turns out, they weren't too bad at simple math either. I scored the prettiest girl in school. I got beaten down by an old school Vegas thug who was having trouble accepting his retirement, but I worked out a deal with him that got him a nice pension... And I lied to my mother, but I confessed a lie and well, she still loved me... So my senior year of college I joined this team and I learned this new skill. I went to Vegas 17 times to use it. I made hundreds of thousands of dollars counting cards. And then I had it all stolen from me, twice... How's that for life experience professor? Did I dazzle you? Did I jump off the page?
: narrating Have you ever confused a dream with life? Or stolen something when you have the cash? Have you ever been blue? Or thought your train moving while sitting still? Maybe I was just crazy. Maybe it was the 60's. Or maybe I was just a girl... interrupted.
Lucy Hardwicke: You know that was really hard for me to say? I mean what are you trying to do scare me? Well congratulations!
: Well maybe there's more to high school than being well liked.
: Where'd you get that strange accent?
: Hit me. I'm serious, I can't feel anything, hit me! Again, do it harder! I can't feel anything, this is awesome!
: What? You don't live in what world? The world of first dates? Of holding hands?
: ... and when she was good she was very good and when she was bad she was horrid.
: Is this turnout weak or what? I had at least 70 more people at my funeral.
Sylvia: My mom started flipping out saying that New York was all about sex and drugs and I just wanted to say, you know what, I’m not a virgin, I already have a tattoo and I do a ton of drugs here.
: bedtime story she reads to Emma When the voices of children are heard on the green. And laughing is heard on the hill. My heart is at rest within my breast. And everything else is still. Then come home my children, the sun is gone down. And the dews of night arise. Come, come, let us play, and let us away. Till the morning appears in the skies. No, no, let us play, for it is yet day. And we cannot go to sleep. Besides, in the sky the little birds fly. And the hills are all covered with sheep. Well, well, go and play till the light fades away. And then go home to bed. The little ones leaped and shouted and laughed. And all the hills echoed.
: We're in the middle of a revolution Jude. And what are you doing? Doodles and cartoons?
: Is there any reason you shouldn't be in this man's Army?
: about Melinda's art project It's scary, like in a weird way, not clown scary, um how do I say this? It's like you don't wanna look at it too long.
: final statement of the introductory narration This is my story of my time amongst the Fierce People. During the summer of 1980, in deepest, darkest, New Jersey.
: We are the sum of all the people we ever met.
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