Read, listen to and watch everything you can. Explore the corners of popular culture and the arts. And, of course, these days you have to stay maniacally plugged in to the cutting edge of whatever technology is taking your profession into the future – otherwise you're toast.

Tom Freston

I want to inspire other women of color and empower them. I want them to know that they can do and be anything they dream of.

Khoudia Diop

I actually like football a great deal.

H. G. Bissinger

The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.

Galileo Galilei

I'm all about telling stories. I like people to picture the music video in their head when they're just listening to the song.

Becky G

'A Head Full of Ghosts' was my full novel, and that felt like coming as a writer.

Paul G. Tremblay