Alec Nevala-Lee

Thoughts on art, creativity, and the writing life.

Quote of the Day

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If I look at the first page [of a science fiction story] and I see a lot of italics and sentences like, “He chevvied his hamscammer and frotted over to Billegum”—I don’t want to read a book where I have to learn a whole new vocabulary.

Stephen King, in an interview with Charles Platt in Dream Makers, Volume II

Written by nevalalee

November 6, 2017 at 7:30 am

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  1. Absolutely!

    alison41

    November 6, 2017 at 11:22 pm


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