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Everything a writer learns about the art or craft of fiction takes just a little away from his need or desire to write at all. In the end he knows all the tricks and has nothing to say. (Quote by - Raymond Chandler)

Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.. (Quote by - Isaac Asimov)

I shall speak facts; but some will say I deal in fiction. (Quote by - Ovid)

I do not see the motivation to lie, it is a known fact that truth can be more interesting than the strangest of fictions.. (Quote by - James Hall)

Money doesn't mind if we say it's evil, it goes from strength to strength. It's a fiction, an addiction, and a tacit conspiracy.. (Quote by - Martin Amis)

Given that external reality is a fiction, the writer's role is almost superfluous. He does not need to invent the fiction because it is already there.. (Quote by - J G Ballard)

Lewis goes on to suggest that quasi - realism is a kind of fictionalism, and it is here that our accord comes under strain. I do not think it is.. (Quote by - Simon Blackburn)

The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction has to make sense.. (Quote by - Tom Clancy)

The past exudes legend: one can't make pure clay of time's mud. There is no life that can be recaptured wholly; as it was. Which is to say that all biography is ultimately fiction.. (Quote by - Bernard Malamud)

Facts have long since upstaged fiction, and the novelistic imagination now contents itself with documenting incidents it wouldn't have the temerity to invent.. (Quote by - Peter Conrad)

A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we callwhat he writes fiction.. (Quote by - William Faulkner)

Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

The boundary between philosophy and fiction is not as clear cut as you may think and the two definitely interact.. (Quote by - Ken Follet)

If you are inclined to leave your character solitary for any considerable length of time, better question yourself. Fiction is association, not. (Quote by - A B Guthrie Jr)

What you have to do is enter the fiction of America, enter America as fiction. It is, indeed, on this fictive basis that it dominates the world.. (Quote by - Jean Baudrillard)

Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by fiction.. (Quote by - Heinrich Heine)

A film is -- or should be -- more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. (Quote by - Stanley Kubrick)

All that non-fiction can do is answer questions. It's fiction's business to ask them. (Quote by - Richard Hughes)

A film is or should be more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.. (Quote by - Stanley Kubrick)

The notion that the public accepts or rejects anything in modern art is merely romantic fiction. The game is completed and the trophies distributed long before the public knows what has happened.. (Quote by - Tom Wolfe)

Fiction is the truth inside the lie.. (Quote by - Stephen King)

You cannot be free if you are contained withing a fiction.. (Quote by - Julian Beck)


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