Samuel Delany

Samuel Delany

Science fiction doesn’t try to predict the future, but rather offers a significant distortion of the present…We sit around and look at what we see around us and we say how can the world be differentMore Samuel Delany quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am in terror of the infinity before me, having come through the one behind bringing no knowledge I can take on.More Samuel Delany quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Sometimes you want to say things, and you're missing an idea to make them with, and missing a word to make the idea with. In the beginning was the word. That's how somebody tried to explain it once. Until something is named, it doesn't exist.More Samuel Delany quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Breathing is a fascinating thing to watch in a woman.More Samuel Delany quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In a very real way, one writes a story to find out what happens in it. Before it is written it sits in the mind like a piece of overheard gossip or a bit of intriguing tattle. The story process is like taking up such a piece of gossip, hunting down the people actually involved, questioning them, finding out what really occurred, and visiting pertinent locations. As with gossip, you can't be too surprised if important things turn up that were left out of the first-heard version entirely; or if points initially made muchMore Samuel Delany quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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