Facts about Jean M. Auel

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Jean M. Auel is a famous Writer from USA, he/she is 83 years old and still alive, born February 18, 1936.

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He/she is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 25 quotes who is written / told by Jean.

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Famous quotes by Jean M. Auel (25)


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"Of the two, I would think of my work as closer to Science Fiction than Fantasy"
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"It took some time to gather the research and develop it into the storyline, and to finally finish an origin myth poem that I had been working on for twenty years"
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"I have been a reader of Science Fiction and Fantasy for a long time, since I was 11 or 12 I think, so I understand it and I'm not at all surprised that readers of the genre might enjoy my books"
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"I can move my characters through it easily, because I understand the background; I've really studied it"
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"And that's how I start myself. I usually go back a couple of pages, maybe to the beginning of the chapter, and I start reading. And as I'm reading, I'm tweaking - putting in a different word, changing the syntax, putting that clause over there, you know that sort of thing"
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"From the beginning, when I first got an idea for a story and wondered if I could write it, it has always been the story that has driven me"
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"From the beginning, the series has been story driven - I began with a story idea - but research feeds it"
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"Aside from sales, the letters from readers have been primarily positive"
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"The idea led me into the research, which continues to give me more ideas for the story"
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"No, my publisher has always done the marketing"
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"I think of my books as mainstream and that's were most people who read them look for them in book stores"
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"My fiction is reviewed by the mainstream press, by science fiction periodicals, romance magazines, small press publications and various other journals, including some usually devoted to archaeological and other science material"
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"Life sometimes gets in the way of writing"
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"I really fell in love with Africa"
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"I have heard Science Fiction and Fantasy referred to as the fiction of ideas, and I like that definition, but it's the mainstream public that chooses my books for the most part"
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"I don't write for publishers, certainly not for critics, and not for readers, But I am delighted that so many people have found my books enjoyable and want to continue to read them"
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"I could write historical fiction, or science fiction, or a mystery but since I find it fascinating to research the clues of some little know period and develop a story based on that, I will probably continue to do it"
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"Though my books are written from a historical perspective, I have goon so far back that I am in the realm of prehistorical speculation rather than simple historical fact to weave my stories around"
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"I'm just writing a story that I want to read"
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"I started writing to please myself, a story I would like to read, and that is still true"
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"I probably read 100 times more than I write, but that way when I move my characters through it, I know"
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"I can't tell you any more than any other writer can tell you why they write, and I don't know what my influences are"
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"Science Fiction is not just about the future of space ships travelling to other planets, it is fiction based on science and I am using science as my basis for my fiction, but it's the science of prehistory - palaeontology and archaeology - rather than astronomy or physics"
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"I had an idea for a story about a young woman who was living with people who were different, not just superficially different - such as hair colour, or eye colour, or skin colour - but different in some significant way"
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"Each book has been different and has been challenging in its own way to write"


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