Quotations that match 'nonfiction'.I enjoy doing the research of nonfiction; that gives me some pleasure, being a detective again.
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My work was entirely nonfiction.
[ Entirely Nonfiction Work]
But with nonfiction, the task is very straightforward: Do the research, tell the story.
[ Nonfiction Research Story Straightforward Task Tell Very]
I have written two nonfiction books, I'm embarrassed to say.
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Nonfiction that uses novelistic devices and strategies to shape the work. That's material that I really like.
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I think Henry Miller has had huge influence not because he wrote about sex, but because the memoir or the nonfiction novel has become such a monumental force in American publishing, if not in literature.
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I tend to read more nonfiction, really, because when I'm writing I don't like to read other fiction.
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Now that I'm taking some time off from school, I've been reading a lot to make sure I don't forget everything. It's mostly classics and nonfiction accounts from actors, directors and writers from the '40s and '50s.
[ Accounts Actors Been Classics Directors Everything Forget Lot Make Mostly Nonfiction Now Off Reading School Some Sure Taking Time Writers]
In nonfiction, you have that limitation, that constraint, of telling the truth.
[ Constraint Limitation Nonfiction Telling Truth]
Ah, well, I have no talent for nonfiction, that's my problem.
[ Ah Nonfiction Problem Talent Well]
Beyond that, I seem to be compelled to write science fiction, rather than fantasy or mysteries or some other genre more likely to climb onto bestseller lists even though I enjoy reading a wide variety of literature, both fiction and nonfiction.
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I used to distinguish between my fiction and nonfiction in terms of superiority or inferiority.
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When I'm not writing, I read loads of fiction, but I've been writing quite constantly lately so I've been reading a lot of nonfiction - philosophy, religion, science, history, social or cultural studies.
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I would, however, start writing fiction about 10 years before I actually did, because it's such great fun to do, many times more creative than nonfiction.
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I've written six novels and four pieces of nonfiction, so I don't really have a genre these days.
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I've written many nonfiction books, but that's a special gift.
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My favourite all-time work of fiction: Lord of the Rings. My favourite all-time nonfiction book: Guns, Germs, and Steel. Ask me again next week, you'll get a different answer.
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I really enjoy doing both, but I didn't write nonfiction until 1994.
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I'm working on a nonfiction book on Nepal and a novel about diasporas.
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Every time I write a nonfiction book I get sued.
[ Book Every Get Nonfiction Sued Time Write]
I like to get paid for doing basic research, so it's pleasant to write some nonfiction about it.
[ Basic Doing Get Nonfiction Paid Pleasant Research Some Write]
There is no longer any such thing as fiction or nonfiction; there's only narrative.
[ Any Fiction Longer Narrative Nonfiction Only Such Thing]
Ironically, in today's marketplace successful nonfiction has to be unbelievable, while successful fiction must be believable.
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