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No novel is a clone of any preceding one, though with a background cast of characters and things that has grown to thousands, there are many familiar aspects.
 

Normally I work out a general summary of what I mean to do, then start writing, and the details can be different from my anticipation. So there is considerable flow, but always within channels.
 

One reason I don't suffer Writer's Block is that I don't wait on the muse, I summon it at need.
 

Princess Rose should indeed be a TV movie, assuming something doesn't go wrong. I don't know how good a movie it will be, because the way movie folk think is different from the way writers think, and I distrust what isn't done my way. This is what I call a healthy paranoia.
 

SF is the literature of the theoretically possible, and F is the literature of the impossible.
 

That most dangerous of opponents: the one who took pains to comprehend the position of his adversary.
 

What I like least is dealing with publishers who simply don't want collaborations regardless of their merit.
 

When I started writing this, I found that I simply couldn't take fantasy seriously, so it became humorous, and continued from there.
 

When one person makes an accusation, check to be sure he himself is not the guilty one. Sometimes it is those whose case is weak who make the most clamour.
 


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