Dystopian Author Quotes

May 2, 2020
No... a novel is a long business. I'm a slow writer, even when I'm doing very well I write slowly.

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Octavia Butler No… a novel is a long business. I’m a slow writer, even when I’m doing very well I write slowly.
May 2, 2020
Rejections are painful, but inevitable. They're every writer's rite of passage.

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Octavia Butler Rejections are painful, but inevitable. They’re every writer’s rite of passage.
May 2, 2020
The destiny of Earthseed is to take root among the stars.

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Octavia Butler The destiny of Earthseed is to take root among the stars.
May 2, 2020
We give our dead To the orchards And the groves. We give our dead To life.

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Octavia Butler We give our dead To the orchards And the groves. We give our dead To life.
May 2, 2020
I have a huge and savage conscience that won't let me get away with things.

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Octavia Butler I have a huge and savage conscience that won’t let me get away with things.
May 2, 2020
To be led by a fool is to be led by the opportunists who control the fool.

Octavia Butler Dystopian Author Quotes#26

Octavia Butler To be led by a fool is to be led by the opportunists who control the fool.
May 2, 2020
That which could hunger, could starve.

Octavia Butler Dystopian Author Quotes#25

Octavia Butler That which could hunger, could starve.
May 2, 2020
I think people really need to think what it's like to have all of society arrayed against you.

Octavia Butler Dystopian Author Quotes#24

Octavia Butler I think people really need to think what it’s like to have all of society arrayed against you.
May 2, 2020
The big talent is persistence.

Octavia Butler Dystopian Author Quotes#23

Octavia Butler The big talent is persistence.