A Little Bit About A Lot

Collecting favorite 140 characters (or less) from books, short stories, magazine articles, work emails or any other written word. Inspirationally funny quotes and the occasional observation. Would love to hear about what you are reading or writing!

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Somehow, sleep managed to capture me and take hold. But I kept fighting it, tossing and turning, strange thoughts taking my dreams hostage to macabre places.

From The Vanishing, by Wendy Webb

I got the terrible feeling that her ulterior motive had something to do with me being a dead ringer for a dead woman.

From The Vanishing, by Wendy Webb

It was a wispy, almost human sound that seemed to convey welcome and wisdom and warning.

From The Vanishing, by Wendy Webb

It seems that the more unbelievable a story is, the more I’m able to believe it.

From The Woman Who Wouldn’t, by Gene Wilder

I’m not a quitter - not with women anyway.

From The Woman Who Wouldn’t, by Gene Wilder

Science gave his life a solid mooring, a fixed connection to a world that was color-blind and completely rational and thus immensely comforting.

From Sour Lake Or, The Beast by Bruce McCandless

He was the pencil jockey, the one who could hardly wait to rough out his ideas on a sheet of coarse packing paper or the surface of a pine plank.

From Sour Lake Or, The Beast by Bruce McCandless

I’m a goddamned Texas Ranger. I drink dust and I piss barb wire.

Jewel Lightfoot in Sour Lake Or, The Beast by Bruce McCandless

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