In this post, you will find great Ann Leckie Quotes. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
In non-fiction, I found John Gardner’s two writing books to be tremendously helpful.
I love science fiction, and one of the things I love about it is that it’s so very different. You can read stuff that’s just fast-paced adventure, and the characters are cardboard, but who cares, because they’re heroes, and we love it. And you can read stuff that’s really deep character, and everything in between.
The Internet really lets people connect that wouldn’t have in the past, and lets conversations happen and connections happen.
Writing books can be very individual – one might strike you as helpful that someone else found useless, or that you might not have appreciated at some other time in your life.
When I first started writing, I did mostly short fiction, and I’d work on a short story and get near to being done and have no idea what I’d work on next, and then I’d panic.
The lessons of slushing and editing build up over time, and you’re not necessarily thinking about them while you’re working, but they’re in the back of your mind, probably influencing your choices.
I’d say my biggest influences are writers like Andre Norton and, particularly when it comes to the Radch, C.J. Cherryh.