Brian Stableford

Brian Stableford

People are certainly impressed by the aura of creative power which a writer may wear, but can easily demolish it with a few well-chosen questions. Bob Shaw has observed that the deadliest questions usually come as a pair: "Have you published anything?" - loosely translated as: I've never heard of you - and "What name do you write under?" - loosely translatable as: I've definitely never heard of you.More Brian Stableford quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Not merely one of the finest fantasy novels of recent years, but one of the finest ever. Should not be missedMore Brian Stableford quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
...the vital point to remember is that the swine who just sent your pearl of a story back with nothing but a coffee-stain and a printed rejection slip can be wrong. You cannot take it for granted that he is wrong, but you have an all-important margin of hope that might be enough to keep you going.More Brian Stableford quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Unless we dream the best dreams of which we are capable, the future will be poorer than it might be.More Brian Stableford quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are infimal readers, readers who want to read the same book over and over, but will never read the same book twice.More Brian Stableford quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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