Quotes by: Octavia E. Butler
Writing has been as difficult for me as for people who don't like to write and as little fun.
I had a long period of writing what I think of as 'save the world' novels. 'Fledgling' was a chance to play.
I learned that five- and-six-year-old kids have already figured out how to be intolerant.
People who think about time travel stories sometimes think that going back in time would be fun because you would have all the information you needed to be much more astute than the people there, when the truth is of course you wouldn't.