” When aspiring writers ask me about how they should target their writing, I tell them to pay no attention to that kind of thing. It will restrict you. You will end up falling into stereotypes in an effort to tailor your work toward a perceived genre category. “


” I had a few really bad years in school, just from not fitting in and being bullied. It was kind of brilliant being a military brat, though, because when you’re in that kind of situation, you just think, ‘I only have to hang on for another year, because then we’ll move. It’ll be fine if I can just get out of here. “


” I would ask, ‘Have you read ‘1984’? Have you read ‘Brave New World’? If so, I’m sorry, but you read science fiction. “


” Have a picture in mind of the kind of career you want, the kind of writer you want to be. This will help you make tough decisions when you reach crossroads – choosing an agent, deciding to accept deals. “


” Don’t hold back in your writing. Take risks. Go ahead and tackle that crazy idea that you think will never fly, because that may be the one that makes you stand out from the crowd. Keep pushing the envelope. “


” If you sell yourself short before you even start, you’ll never know how far you could have gone. Ambition is a wonderful thing and has gotten me farther than I ever thought I’d go. “



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When aspiring writers ask me about how they should target their writing, I tell them to pay no attention to that kind of thing. It will restrict you. You will end up falling into stereotypes in an effort to tailor your work toward a perceived genre category.
I had a few really bad years in school, just from not fitting in and being bullied. It was kind of brilliant being a military brat, though, because when you


I would ask,
Have a picture in mind of the kind of career you want, the kind of writer you want to be. This will help you make tough decisions when you reach crossroads - choosing an agent, deciding to accept deals.
Don
If you sell yourself short before you even start, you
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