"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." ~Leo Tolstoy
"You have to know how to accept rejection, and reject acceptance." ~Ray Bradbury
"I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat." ~Edgar Allan Poe
"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep." ~Scott Adams
"When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'One word at a time.'" ~Stephen King
"The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources." ~Albert Einstein
"A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit." ~Richard Bach
"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read." ~Groucho Marx
"Not all of me is dust. Inside my song, safe from the worm, my spirit will survive." ~Aleksandr Pushkin
"The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say." ~Anais Nin
"To be all that we are, and to become all that we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life." ~RL Stevenson
"I think I'll put some mountains here. Otherwise, what will the characters have to fall off of?" ~Laurie Anderson

Patriots and Tyrants

Patriots and Tyrants is the tenth book by veteran BattleTech writer Loren L. Coleman, bringing the Federated Commonwealth to civil war as Victor Steiner-Davion challenges his sister for his rightful throne and to put a final end to her abuses of power.

But even as the clouds of insurrection begin to rumble within her own domain, the cunning Katrina devises a ruthless campaign that will crush this growing rebellion and strike at the very heart of her hated brother, Victor.