Home >> Quotes & Sayings >>

George Stephen Quotes (26 Quotes)


Find George Stephen books & products @ Amazon


  • The way I outline has changed quite a bit from when I first started writing.
    (George Stephen)

  • I got up with my wife, I sat down at the computer when she went to work, and I didn't stop until she got home.
    (George Stephen)

  • Trying to break into the horror market seemed natural.
    (George Stephen)

  • I'm a fan of short horror fiction... in fact, the most memorable horror I've read is of the short variety... but I have a hard time pulling it off myself.
    (George Stephen)

  • A couple of weeks after that, Zebra Books phoned with an offer, and I accepted.
    (George Stephen)


  • When I was a teenager, I got into SF, quite heavily, and that too has had a major impact on my writing.
    (George Stephen)

  • So, in effect, my first sale was actually two books.
    (George Stephen)

  • I've devoted a lot of my time and effort during the past few years to developing my advertising copywriting business to the point of where I can support my family and don't have to depend on writing fiction for my income.
    (George Stephen)

  • For each book, the time is also broken up.
    (George Stephen)

  • When I decided to take writing seriously, I did a lot of reading and analyzing of the books I liked, and came up with what I thought were pretty sound plotting and structure basics.
    (George Stephen)

  • I usually spend a month developing the idea into an outline. Two to three months to write the first draft. Another month or six weeks to revise.
    (George Stephen)

  • In the first year, 1988, I wrote and sold 3 novels.
    (George Stephen)

  • Many of my short stories (all unpublished) were horror, and the novel I'd just finished was horror, too.
    (George Stephen)

  • Actually, the 14 novels were written over a period of just over 6 years.
    (George Stephen)

  • The downside is that you've outlined so thoroughly that the actual writing can be a bore, and that can come through in the writing.
    (George Stephen)


    Related Authors




Pg 1/212