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10 Famous Quotes by Lynn Abbey
9/18/1948 - (Present)
Also Known As:  
Marilyn Lorraine Abbey
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A good short-story writer has an instinct for sketching in just enough background to ground the specific story.

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During the many centuries that magic, here on this planet, was presumed to have worked, there were at least as many theories as to how magic worked as there were cultures and religions.

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Editors of open anthologies actively seek submissions from all comers, established and unknown. They are willing to read whatever the tide washes up at their feet.

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For me, writing a short story is much, much harder than writing a novel.

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I do have a small collection of traditional SF ideas which I've never been able to sell. I'm known as a fantasy writer and neither my agent nor my editors want to risk my brand by jumping genre.

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I think my prose reads as if English were my second language. By the time I get to the end of a paragraph, I'm dodging bullets and gasping for breath.

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I write sets of books, but I've also written a lot of orphans.

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I'm a writer first and an editor second... or maybe third or even fourth. Successful editing requires a very specific set of skills, and I don't claim to have all of them at my command.

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I'm always trolling for trivia.

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I'm dense when it comes to discouragement.

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