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I would recommend the short story form, which is a lot harder to write since you have to be so careful with words, until there…
I also don’t have organized religion on Pern. I figured – since there were four holy wars going on at the time of writing –…
I think the Internet, particularly the availability of information, is great. I do a lot of correspondence on-line and have a chat line to talk…
That’s such a thrill – a story I wrote at the beginning of my career, and it’s still packin’ the house.
Writing has been so much a part of my life that I’m really quite annoyed that I can’t do as much as I used to.
I’m 78, I’m on my pension in Ireland, and all that good stuff.
I’m very fond of the Talent series, and also the Crystal Singer trio.
Mostly I’m telling people that they don’t have to be victims.
I have always used emotion as a writing tool. That goes back to me being on the stage.
I do outlines when I’m writing with someone, but they also need to have a certain amount of freedom.
At age 77, I need the help of someone with more energy than I can now summon to finish a book.
I did not have a chance to write novels until my youngest child started school fulltime.
But I will say that living in Ireland has changed the cadence and fullness of speech, since the Irish love words and use as many…
I have a shelf of comfort books, which I read when the world closes in on me or something untoward happens.
People have freaked out when I tell them that my dragons are scientifically based… what else can you call a genetically engineered life form?
But Ship Who Sang remains my favorite story. I really rocked folks with that and still cannot read it aloud myself without weeping at the…
That’s what writing is all about, after all, making others see what you have put down on the page and believing that it does, or…
Because we build the worlds we wouldn’t mind living in. They contain scary things, problems, but also a sense of rightness that makes them alive…
I have my good days and my bad days, but I don’t have as much energy as I used to back when I was young…
I wouldn’t encourage new writers to start off publishing through electronic media… it still isn’t wide enough for the readership they would need to get…
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