Steven Amsterdam - Quotes

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Nursing demands vigilance about people. The sights and smells that a patient offers, their movements and their offhand comments all contribute crucial information to understanding what they need. Training and experience heighten one's ability to see what needs to be seen. ---->>>

Fiction demands structures and recognizable shapes. Big surprises only draw attention to the writer's hand. ---->>>

Being with a small publisher has been huge. They bat for me for everything. ---->>>

Until I became a nurse, no one had ever asked me to sign a book contract. I had been writing for decades, read thousands of books, and even worked in publishing for 10 years. Who knew that nursing would be my break? ---->>>

A story is built on characters and reasons. ---->>>

You walk into someone's house and they're dying, or they've got a family member who is dying. Your needs are minor; you're there to serve and to advise and to educate. You're not there to provide yourself. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 01-31, 1966
Occupation: Writer

Steven Amsterdam (born in New York City on January 31, 1966) is an American writer. He lives in Melbourne, Australia, where he also works as a palliative care nurse.(wikipedia)