Orson Scott Card
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Orson Scott Card
The priests say that God created our souls, and that just puts us under the control of another puppeteer. If God created our will, then…
I say this as a Democrat, for whom the Republican domination of government threatens many values that I hold to be important to America’s role…
But in the meantime I became accustomed to the writing life and it would be hard to change now – partly because of the salary…
I fell into playwriting accidentally, took some classes in it, and also took creative writing classes, but I really didn’t expect it to be a…
Your work is first, learning is first, winning is everything because without it there is nothing.
Writing sessions can last an hour or sixteen hours, depending on how it’s going.
Working is hard and distracts from having fun.
There is more good writing and good acting in any ten minutes of Twister than in, say, all of Citizen Kane.
In all my study of history, I have never found a time or place I would rather have lived than now.
I wonder sometimes if the motivation for writers ought to be contempt, not admiration.
I realized that everything important in sci-fi showed up in the magazines first. It’s the proving ground for new writers and new ideas.
I listen to music constantly while writing.
I have lived in the only decades I could have lived in, and hope to live through at least a few more.
I buy way too many books.
Everything important in sci-fi showed up in the magazines first. It’s the proving ground for new writers and new ideas.
As long as you keep getting born, it’s alright to die some times.
My college training was primarily in theatre, with an eye to becoming a director, actor, or producer.
You who speak languages, you are such liars.
Of course, I also hear from critics who detest what I do, and while sometimes I feel rather proud of having made various the loathsome…
There’s a reason why every human society has fiction. It teaches us how to be ‘good,’ to behave in a way that is for the…
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