Elise Broach Quotes.
My mom says that when it rains you never feel like you should be anywhere but home.
The funny thing is, though I write mysteries, it is the one genre in adult fiction I never read. I read Nancy Drew, of course, when I was a kid, but I think the real appeal is as a writer because I’m drawn to puzzly, complicated plots.
My dad always says, some people will treat you badly and you can’t help that. But how you handle it and how it makes you feel, that’s up to you.
There is a difference between giving into something and accepting it.
Mysteries always have the potential for interesting connections between the elements. I’m also most interested in the relationship between the characters. As in ‘Masterpiece,’ I’m trying to create characters who not only are solving a mystery but are solving the riddle of their own personal relationships.
That was the very heart of friendship…your willingness to help each other in a jam, to take a friend’s problems as your very own.
A great friendship was like a great work of art, he thought. It took time and attention, and a spark of something that was impossible to describe. It was a happy, lucky accident, finding some kindred part of yourself in a total stranger.” pg. 287
The most important things in a friendship didn’t have to be said out loud.
I wrote my senior essay on the Santa Fe Writer’s Colony and my dissertation on sacred landscapes – the Grand Canyon, the Dakota Badlands. As a setting, I love the West. I just love that western landscape.