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If everyone howled at every injustice, every act of barbarism, every act of unkindness, then we would be taking the first step towards a real humanity. ---->>>

I like the process of pencil and paper as opposed to a machine. I think the writing is better when it's done in handwriting. ---->>>

I generally unwind by having dinner with close friends. ---->>>

We're all pilgrims on the same journey - but some pilgrims have better road maps. ---->>>

Somehow our devils are never quite what we expect when we meet them face to face.

Somehow our devils are never quite what we expect when we meet them face to face.

There are Mafia families that have bought magnificent houses on the North Shore, although not yet the great estates because they don't want that kind of high profile. ---->>>

Writing doesn't leave much time for hobbies, unless you consider that I began writing as a hobby and have made the hobby into a profession. ---->>>

There are a lot of books about the passing of the English aristocracy, but the vast majority of Long Islanders don't understand their own backyard. It's a private preserve. ---->>>

Even the most radical Islamic terrorist would not want to see the revered holy city of Medina go up. It would be like losing the Vatican in Rome. ---->>>

You have to go out of your way as a suspense novelist to find situations where the protagonists are somewhat helpless and in real danger. ---->>>

Chemical and biological attacks are scary and will kill a lot of people but don't rise to the level of nuclear. ---->>>

G.I. humor is similar to cop humor. ---->>>

I don't name sources. ---->>>

I had a very strong desire to be successful at something. ---->>>

I read 'Time', 'Newsweek' and 'The Economist'. ---->>>

I thought to myself, what is everyone's worst fear? Nuclear terrorism in America. ---->>>

I've always been fascinated by the Gold Coast. The homes themselves are spectacular, unlike anything you'll see other than in Newport, Bar Harbor or Palm Beach. It's a very special area that, because of local demographics, is not going to survive much longer. ---->>>

I used the pen name because I knew I wanted to write better novels under my own name someday. ---->>>

It's good to stay as close to real life as you can, and then kind of dress it up. ---->>>

Stephen King once told me he liked my writing. And that was great. ---->>>

The world has gotten smaller and more accessible since I first started writing in the 70's. ---->>>

There is no terra incognito left. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 08-23, 1943
Occupation: Author

Nelson Richard DeMille (born August 23, 1943) is an American author of action adventure and suspense novels. His novels include Plum Island, The Charm School, and The Gold Coast. DeMille has also written under the pen names Jack Cannon, Kurt Ladner, Ellen Kay and Brad Matthews.(wikipedia)