Dystopian Author Quotes

March 5, 2020
You want to read a book? That requires introspection. It requires time away from people and time away from the constant need to communicate and to connect.

Gary Shteyngart Dystopian Author Quotes#1

Gary Shteyngart You want to read a book? That requires introspection. It requires time away from people and time away from the constant need to communicate […]
March 3, 2020
Real courage is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. Doing the unpopular thing because it's what you believe, and the heck with everybody.

Justin Cronin Dystopian Author Quotes#51

Justin Cronin Real courage is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking. Doing the unpopular thing because it’s what you believe, and the heck with everybody.
March 3, 2020
There's an outline for each of the books that I adhere to pretty closely, but I'm not averse to taking it in a new direction, as long as I can get it back to where I need it to go.

Justin Cronin Dystopian Author Quotes#50

Justin Cronin There’s an outline for each of the books that I adhere to pretty closely, but I’m not averse to taking it in a new […]
March 3, 2020
Writers who pretend that everything they're doing is completely new are full of it.

Justin Cronin Dystopian Author Quotes#49

Justin Cronin Writers who pretend that everything they’re doing is completely new are full of it.
March 3, 2020
Writing is a job: you must show up.

Justin Cronin Dystopian Author Quotes#48

Justin Cronin Writing is a job: you must show up.
March 3, 2020
I came to Houston for a job, the reason most people move halfway across the country with a first grader and a five-week-old. I came here to teach at Rice.

Justin Cronin Dystopian Author Quotes#47

Justin Cronin I came to Houston for a job, the reason most people move halfway across the country with a first grader and a five-week-old. I […]
March 3, 2020
Every book has got its challenges. You run into a plot point that you can't figure out, or a scene that you struggle to write and have to write 50 times.

Justin Cronin Dystopian Author Quotes#46

Justin Cronin Every book has got its challenges. You run into a plot point that you can’t figure out, or a scene that you struggle to […]
March 3, 2020
I'm still an English professor at Rice University here in Houston. They've been very generous in letting me on a very long leash to just work on 'The Passage' and its sequels.

Justin Cronin Dystopian Author Quotes#45

Justin Cronin I’m still an English professor at Rice University here in Houston. They’ve been very generous in letting me on a very long leash to […]
March 3, 2020
It had never occurred to her that God would cry, but of course that was wrong. God would be crying all the time. He would cry and cry and never stop.

Justin Cronin Dystopian Author Quotes#44

Justin Cronin It had never occurred to her that God would cry, but of course that was wrong. God would be crying all the time. He […]