” Film fixes a precise visual image in the viewer’s head. In fiction, you just hope you’re precise enough to convey the intended effect. “


” When you describe a character’s dream, it has to be sharper than reality in some way and more meaningful. It has to somehow speak to plot, character, and all the rest. “


” My best time to write is right after coffee and breakfast – four eggs – because, full disclosure, I’m really a komodo dragon – and that’s because then I’m energized but not so awake that the critical voice clicks on, the voice that sometimes says, ‘Don’t write that,’ or, ‘Man, that sentence is terrible – you should give up and go pet the cats. “


” When you think about the complexity of our natural world – plants using quantum mechanics for photosynthesis, for example – a smartphone begins to look like a pretty dumb object. “



All 4 Jeff Vandermeer Quotes about You in picture


Film fixes a precise visual image in the viewer
When you describe a character


My best time to write is right after coffee and breakfast - four eggs - because, full disclosure, I
When you think about the complexity of our natural world - plants using quantum mechanics for photosynthesis, for example - a smartphone begins to look like a pretty dumb object.
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