Science Fiction And Fantasy Quotes by China Mieville, Jean M. Auel, Roger Zelazny, Jon Spaihts, Frank Herbert, John Orloff and many others.
I’m a science fiction and fantasy geek.
I have heard Science Fiction and Fantasy referred to as the fiction of ideas, and I like that definition, but it’s the mainstream public that chooses my books for the most part.
I see myself as a novelist, period. I mean, the material I work with is what is classified as science fiction and fantasy, and I really don’t think about these things when I’m writing. I’m just thinking about telling a story and developing my characters.
I grew up a really nerdy kid. I read science fiction and fantasy voraciously, for the first 16 years of my life. I read a lot of classic Cold War science fiction, which is much of the best science fiction, so I speak the language well, which is a commodity that’s not easy to come by in Hollywood.
FEAR IS THE MIND-KILLER. FEAR IS THE LITTLE-DEATH THAT BRINGS TOTAL OBLITERATION.
It’s funny because when I was growing up, I was really into science fiction and fantasy as a kid. And, when I first became a screenwriter, I ended up really just doing historical drama and non-fiction based stuff, like Band of Brothers and stuff that didn’t get made, but was also non-fiction.
Oh, IвЂ™m nerdy about science fiction and fantasy and graphic novels and reading, and IвЂ™m nerdy about board games. My favorite board game is a board game IвЂ™m working on right now. ItвЂ™s a game of Napoleonic era naval warfare, and itвЂ™s going to be fun.
At some point, every science fiction and fantasy story must challenge the reader’s experience and learning. That’s much of the reason why the genre is so open to experimentation and innovation that other genres reject–strangeness is our bread and butter. Spread it thick or slice it thin, it’s still our staff of life.
I have been a reader of Science Fiction and Fantasy for a long time, since I was 11 or 12 I think, so I understand it and I’m not at all surprised that readers of the genre might enjoy my books.
The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few.
I grew up reading comic books, pulp books, mystery and science fiction and fantasy. I’m a geek; I make no pretensions otherwise. It’s the stuff that I love writing about. I like creating worlds.
When people ask me to define science fiction and fantasy I say they are the literatures that explore the fact that we are toolmakers and users, and are always changing our environment.
Part of the particular interest and beauty of science fiction and fantasy: writer and reader collaborate in world-making.
My advice is to write about what you are interested in. If you read science fiction and fantasy, then write in that genre. If you read romance novels, then try writing one.
I’m a huge fan of science fiction and fantasy – not so much horror because I get a bit scared.
The difference between science fiction and fantasy вЂ¦ is simply this: science fiction has rivets and fantasy has trees.
Fantasy is the impossible made probable. Science Fiction is the improbable made possible.
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