It's what I write because it's what fills my head when I let my mind's eye look around unrestrained. Within those two genres, there are a plethora of sub-genres, from sword & sorcery to urban fantasy to creature features set in type to psychological thrillers. Suspending reality is what my fiction is all about. Get rid of the mundane and open the door to the fantastic.
There's nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein. ~Walter Wellesley "Red" Smith
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you. ~Ray Bradbury
I try to leave out the parts that people skip. ~Elmore Leonard
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass. ~Anton Chekhov
The coroner will find ink in my veins and blood on my typewriter keys. ~C. Astrid Weber
It is impossible to discourage the real writers - they don't give a damn what you say, they're going to write. ~Sinclair Lewis
The good writers touch life often. The mediocre ones run a quick hand over her. The bad ones rape her and leave her for the flies. ~Ray Bradbury