” I think I made my first short fiction sale in 2005. I had been writing unsuccessfully before that. “


” I don’t think anybody submits their first story and sells right away. “


” One day, I discovered that a couple of people had written ‘fanfic’ – stories of their own based on my characters. Just the thought of people thinking that hard and deeply about something I’ve written is incredible. “


” Occasionally, I hear grumbles about everything being a series or a trilogy, but apart from the question of them maybe selling more books, I think that there’s a real problem in trying to introduce a new world or a new concept while also getting your reader to pay close attention to your characters and themes. “


” I suspect that we get used to particular sorts of stories being presented in particular sorts of ways, and we’re so used to interpreting them and understanding what it is they’re doing that we think of those forms and styles as faithful, complete depictions of reality. “



All 5 Ann Leckie Quotes about Think in picture


I think I made my first short fiction sale in 2005. I had been writing unsuccessfully before that.
I don


One day, I discovered that a couple of people had written
Occasionally, I hear grumbles about everything being a series or a trilogy, but apart from the question of them maybe selling more books, I think that there
I suspect that we get used to particular sorts of stories being presented in particular sorts of ways, and we
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