Iain Banks Quotes

Iain Banks Quotes: You get so caught up in what you're writing - action sequences tend to do that more than anything else because you're living it, and feeling for your characters.
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Iain Banks Quote: Most mainstream male fiction is littered with heroines, and female characters are basically so great, you want to fall in love with them.
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Quotes about Iain Banks: Writing is like everything else: the more you do it the better you get. Don't try to perfect as you go along, just get to the end of the damn thing. Accept imperfections. Get it finished and then you can go back. If you try to polish every sentence there's a chance you'll never get past the first chapter.
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Quote about Iain Banks: I wouldn't like to be a character in one of my books!
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Iain Banks Sayings: Torture is such a slippery slope; as soon as you allow a society or any legal system to do that, almost instantly you get a situation where people are being tortured for very trivial reasons.
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Iain Banks Saying: If you have any helpful suggestions I'd be pleased to hear them. If all you can do is make snide insinuations then it would probably benefit all concerned if you bestowed the fruits of your prodigious wit on someone with the spare time to give them the consideration they doubtless deserve.
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Sayings about Iain Banks: Empires are synonymous with centralized if occasionally schismatized hierarchical power structures in which influence is restricted to an economically privileged class retaining its advantages through usually a judicious use of oppression and skilled manipulation of both the society's information dissemination systems and its lesser as a rule nominally independent power systems. In short, it's all about dominance.
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Saying about Iain Banks: Hersesy is denying the word of God, and the word of God is much more reliably expressed in the natural world as it's revealed through reason and science than in what I have heard described wonderfully as
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Iain Banks Quotes: Oh, they never lie. They dissemble, evade, prevaricate, confound, confuse, distract, obscure, subtly misrepresent and willfully misunderstand with what often appears to be a positively gleeful relish and are generally perfectly capable of contriving to give one an utterly unambiguous impression of their future course of action while in fact intending to do exactly the opposite, but they never lie. Perish the thought.
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Iain Banks Quote: The trouble with writing fiction is that it has to make sense, whereas real life doesn't.
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