"I love learning about different dialects and I own all sorts of regional and time-period slang dictionaries. I often browse through relevant ones while writing a story. I also read a lot of diaries and oral histories."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Ron Rash on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Ron Rash on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Ron Rash on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Ron Rash on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Ron Rash on Earl Nightingale
"Short fiction is the medium I love the most, because it requires that I bring everything I've learned about poetry - the concision, the ability to say something as vividly as possible - but also the ability to create a narrative that, though lacking a novel's length, satisfies the reader."