"I love a good laugh as well, I think that's so important in life, which is probably why I've dabbled in comedy writing as well as horror. I think if you can make someone laugh or smile it's the most special thing in the world."
"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around."Paul Kane on Leo Buscaglia
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."Paul Kane on Dr. Seuss
"Look back, and smile on perils past."Paul Kane on Walter Scott
"A warm smile is the universal language of kindness."Paul Kane on William Arthur Ward
"A smile is a curve that sets everything straight."Paul Kane on Phyllis Diller
"The most terrifying thing I can think of is being alone - and I mean utterly alone, like no one else in the world alone - at night. That's the nucleus of the first story in my collection and it's also where the title came from for the book."
"I can look back at stuff I wrote in my early days and squirm at some of the mistakes I made. But we're all learning every day we never stop. I just hope people keep on liking what I do. That gives me such a kick."
"As for goals, I don't set myself those anymore. I'm not one of these 'I must have achieved this and that by next year' kind of writers. I take things as they come and find that patience and persistence tend to win out in the end."
"I've had a lot of very positive feedback about those stories, and seem to have struck upon something that most people feel. I can also tap dance, and don't know many other authors who can."
"I believe that, like most writers, my personality comes through in the fiction. So in that respect my writing can't be like any other author's really."