Fiction And Nonfiction Quotes

Fiction And Nonfiction Quotes by Mark Twain, Robert Hass, James Rollins, Laura Hillenbrand, David Sedaris, Aleksandar Hemon and many others.

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The difference between fiction and nonfiction is that fiction must be absolutely believable.
Mark Twain
Prose gets divided up into fiction and nonfiction and short fiction and long fiction and autobiographical nonfiction and so on. Poetry can do any of those things except with the added definition of intensified formal pressure.
Robert Hass
I don’t actually have a one wellspring of inspiration. Though I’m most often inspired while reading – both fiction and nonfiction.
James Rollins
But with nonfiction, the task is very straightforward: Do the research, tell the story
Laura Hillenbrand
I like nonfiction books about people with wretched lives.
David Sedaris
The funny thing is that in Bosnia there are no words that are equivalent to fiction and nonfiction. From the storytelling point of view, the difference is artificial.
Aleksandar Hemon
My favourite all-time work of fiction: Lord of the Rings. My favourite all-time nonfiction book: Guns, Germs, and Steel. Ask me again next week, you’ll get a different answer.
Orson Scott Card
There’s no division on my bookshelf between fiction and nonfiction. As far as I’m concerned, fiction is about the truth.
Arundhati Roy
I like to get paid for doing basic research, so it’s pleasant to write some nonfiction about it.
Bruce Sterling
To be creative means to connect. It’s to abolish the gap between the body, the mind and the soul, between science and art, between fiction and nonfiction.
Nawal El Saadawi
It’s hard to do fiction and nonfiction simultaneously.
Erica Jong
Generally, I read nonfiction. Theres very little fiction that I enjoy enough to spend my time reading. I am generally a nonfiction guy.
Peter Morgan
Redheaded Peckerwood, which unerringly walks the fine line between fiction and nonfiction, is a disturbingly beautiful narrative about unfathomable violence and its place on the land
Luc Sante
I used to distinguish between my fiction and nonfiction in terms of superiority or inferiority.
Peter Matthiessen
A typical biography relying upon individuals’ notorious memories and the anecdotes they’ve invented contains a high degree of fiction, yet is considered ‘nonfiction.’
Joyce Carol Oates
There is no longer any such thing as fiction or nonfiction; there’s only narrative.
E. L. Doctorow
In Bosnian, there’s no distinction in literature between fiction and nonfiction; there’s no word describing that.
Aleksandar Hemon