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A Conversation With Kit Reed A Conversation With Kit Reed
An interview with Matthew Cheney
On writing:
"I've always been a visceral writer, as in, I don't have an intellectual approach, twelve steps or twelve things you need to put in to make a story, any of that; I sit down in the morning most days and do what I have to do, whatever that is. I do think the computer has made life better for me. Instead of ripping, say, seventeen unsatisfactory pages out of the klunky typewriter before hitting the right one, I can go over a file from the top sentence by sentence, paragraph by paragraph as many times as it takes to get it right."

Alastair Reynolds Plundering The Abyss: an interview with Alastair Reynolds
conducted by Sandy Auden
"It's often taken for granted that you can't have well rounded characters in hard, nuts-and-bolts SF stories because by the time you've put all the science in, there's no room for characters. I just don't see that as the case. And there's been plenty of good books over the years that have bucked that trend."

Paul T. Riddell A Conversation With Paul T. Riddell
An interview with Rodger Turner
On E-books chances of success:
"They'll be successful if the companies involved are willing to advertise, but a lot of these E-book publishers are looking for get-rich-quick schemes by taking advantage of wannabe novelists who are certain that their works are being held down by jealous editors and publishers. That's not to say that the publishing business doesn't suffer from laziness and bias in the ranks, but a lot of these books were rejected by dead-tree publishers for a perfectly good reason. Namely, they sucked farts from dead cats."

Justina Robson A Conversation With Justina Robson
An interview with Lisa DuMond
On human intelligence and machine duplication:
"Since school I was fascinated by philosophical questions about the who, what and why of human existence. The further I followed those questions the more I got drawn into the various attempts we've made so far to create models of consciousness, natural language processing and other brain-specific phenomena. Also I got sucked backwards in historical time through the theories of our evolution and then, in general, to concepts of how all complex systems arise, function and fail. Computer science is trying very hard in various ways to attempt a kind of evolution of complex, life-mimicking systems at the moment, whereas the rest of the enterprise has to be satisfied with thought experiments and theoretical analysis."

A Conversation With Patrick Rothfuss A Conversation With Patrick Rothfuss
An interview with Dustin Kenall
On his audience for his writing:
"I do remember that fairly early on someone pointed out that I used the word 'alloy' and 'counterpoint' in the same sentence. That person pointed out that some people wouldn't actually know what an alloy was. I made a conscious decision right then that my book was written for people who either knew what that word meant, or were willing to look it up."

Stefan Rudnicki A Conversation With Stefan Rudnicki (Fantastic Audio)
An interview with Scott Danielson
On science fiction:
"I have found that science fiction, and to a degree high-end fantasy and horror as well, tap into issues (spiritual, political, emotional and psychological) in a way mainstream fiction does not. These genres also tend to be more cutting edge in form and structure, not from some ill-considered attempt at literary experiment, but in order to achieve communication of the issues in question."

Kristine Kathryn Rusch A Conversation With Kristine Kathryn Rusch
An interview with Jayme Lynn Blaschke
On working with writers as an editor:
"I think editors work much harder than writers ever give them credit for. I learned that there are writers that are fun to work with and there are writers that are incredibly difficult to work with, and there are writers I would never work with again. So applying that to myself as a writer means that I want to be one of those writers that is easy to work with and somebody you like to have around, simply because you get more work that way."

Sean Russell A Conversation With Sean Russell
An interview with Rodger Turner
On having an agent:
"I believe writers should concentrate on writing, not on selling books and reading contracts. It's a lot of work when you add in foreign sales, etc. I can't imagine any writer is as good at all this as a really good agent can be. The best agents keep their finger on the pulse of the industry, and they have negotiating skills that few of us will ever master."

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