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Sometimes you have to delete characters from a scene just to keep from overcrowding the image. ---->>>

I have no problem with commenters stating strong opinions, except for my usual annoyance with people who don't agree with me. ---->>>

I found a great book called 'Slang Through the Ages' by Jonathon Green. It's basically a thesaurus of historical slang, and had lots of great old uses. ---->>>

I've learned a lot about stage-managing for illustration. Sometimes you have to delete characters from a scene just to keep from overcrowding the image. I've also learned to making big-scale design decisions early.

I've learned a lot about stage-managing for illustration. Sometimes you have to delete characters from a scene just to keep from overcrowding the image. I've also learned to making big-scale design decisions early.

Ninety percent of the research comes first. I mostly blunder around reading stuff and talking to smart people until an idea batters or oozes its way through to my narrative brain. ---->>>

I used to be a pre-industrial writer: thousands of words in a spurt and then a few days off. But as I get older, I've switched to a mode best described as 'slow and steady wins the race.' Basically, I write during the same four hours every day, after breakfast and the all-important coffee, generally in the same room and wearing the same pajamas. ---->>>

Luckily for writers - and unluckily for history - every scientific idea creates human conflict. ---->>>

When the term 'machine gun' enters common parlance, the word 'machine' becomes much more sinister. ---->>>

When I finish a first draft, I often look back at first chapters I wrote and laugh at them. They're like pictures of yourself in middle school. You're embarrassed to see them. ---->>>

I have no formal training as a writer at all, not even a single English class in college. ---->>>

The difference between being a part-time writer and a full-time writer is like the difference between dating someone and living with them. Some of the romance is gone, but you learn things you'd never know just by dating.

The difference between being a part-time writer and a full-time writer is like the difference between dating someone and living with them. Some of the romance is gone, but you learn things you'd never know just by dating.

I moved to New York when I was 21 or 22 as a graduate fellow. ---->>>

I wouldn't say design has become strictly functional. A lot of cars these days look downright comic book to me, and the info-gadgets with which late industrial people spend the most time - phones, music players, etc. - are blobjects. ---->>>

I think any List of Best X creates arguments and people saying 'You listed that rubbish?' That's what lists like this are for. ---->>>

Warning stickers on books would be a nightmare. ---->>>

I have no formal training as a writer at all, not even a single English class in college. However, my adult books are all science fiction, which has some similarities to YA. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 05-05, 1963
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Scott David Westerfeld (born May 5, 1963) is an American writer of young adult fiction, best known as the author of the Uglies and the Leviathan series.(wikipedia)