Dystopian Author Quotes

June 4, 2020
If you do not love what you do, if you are not appropriately grateful for the chance to create something magical each time you sit down at the computer or with a pencil and paper in hand, somewhere along the way your writing will betray you.

Terry Brooks Dystopian Author Quotes#61

Terry Brooks If you do not love what you do, if you are not appropriately grateful for the chance to create something magical each time you […]
June 4, 2020
Writing fantasy lets me imagine a great deal more than, say, writing about alligators, and lets me write about places more distant than Florida, but I can tell you things about Florida and alligators, let you make the connection all on your own.

Terry Brooks Dystopian Author Quotes#60

Terry Brooks Writing fantasy lets me imagine a great deal more than, say, writing about alligators, and lets me write about places more distant than Florida, […]
June 4, 2020
The muse whispers to you when she chooses, and you can't tell her to come back later, because you quickly learn in this business that she might not come back at all.

Terry Brooks Dystopian Author Quotes#59

Terry Brooks The muse whispers to you when she chooses, and you can’t tell her to come back later, because you quickly learn in this business […]
June 4, 2020
If you are ever completely satisfied with something you have written, you are setting your sights too low. But if you can't let go of your material even after you have done the best that you can with it, you are setting your sights too high.

Terry Brooks Dystopian Author Quotes#58

Terry Brooks If you are ever completely satisfied with something you have written, you are setting your sights too low. But if you can’t let go […]
June 4, 2020
On the other hand, I still approach each book with the same basic plan in mind - to put some people under severe stress and see how they hold up.

Terry Brooks Dystopian Author Quotes#57

Terry Brooks On the other hand, I still approach each book with the same basic plan in mind – to put some people under severe stress […]
June 4, 2020
After all, you put a lot into creating a universe and everything that goes with it, and it seems a shame to use it only once.

Terry Brooks Dystopian Author Quotes#56

Terry Brooks After all, you put a lot into creating a universe and everything that goes with it, and it seems a shame to use it […]
June 4, 2020
If you don't think there is magic in writing, you probably won't write anything magical.

Terry Brooks Dystopian Author Quotes#55

Terry Brooks If you don’t think there is magic in writing, you probably won’t write anything magical.
June 4, 2020
This is for writers yet to be published who think the uphill climb will never end. Keep believing. This is also for published writers grown jaded by the process. Remember how lucky you are.

Terry Brooks Dystopian Author Quotes#54

Terry Brooks This is for writers yet to be published who think the uphill climb will never end. Keep believing. This is also for published writers […]
June 4, 2020
What you write chooses you.

Terry Brooks Dystopian Author Quotes#53

Terry Brooks What you write chooses you.