Facts about Jeffery Deaver

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Jeffery Deaver is a famous Writer from USA, he/she is still alive and was born May 6, 1950.

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He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 31 quotes who is written / told by Jeffery.

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Famous quotes by Jeffery Deaver (31)


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"Of course, I write crime stories, and I have to describe violence and the aftermath of violence"
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"I've always written, all my life, and when I was very young I developed an interest in poetry"
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"I write pretty much anywhere - on planes, in hotel rooms, anywhere in my house"
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"The outline is 95 percent of the book. Then I sit down and write, and that's the easy part"
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"The best way to learn about writing is to study the work of other writers you admire"
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"It means working harder to do the research but I don't really mind - I don't think I have what it takes to chase criminals through back alleys and wade through blood at crime scenes"
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"I spend eight months outlining and researching the novel before I begin to write a single word of the prose"
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"The recent fascination, I think, reflects the shift in approach by law enforcement officials to embrace technology as wholeheartedly as the rest of the world"
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"So I work hard to present the human side of my characters while not neglecting the plot"
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"Rule one: Write about settings you're familiar with"
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"Of course, all writers draw upon their personal experiences in describing day-to-day life and human relationships, but I tend to keep my own experiences largely separate from my stories"
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"My books are primarily plot driven but the best plot in the world is useless if you don't populate them with characters that readers can care about"
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"I like the way words go together and I like the gamesmanship of writing poetry. It is such a challenge"
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"Readers are paramount. I live to write books for them"
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"I liked the challenge of writing in a very concise structure in which both meaning and form are important"
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"Hardcover books are fairly expensive these days and to read one requires a significant commitment of time in our busy society. So I want to make sure that when readers buy one of my books they get something they're familiar with"
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"Generally my typical books have lots of twists and turns a big surprise ending and then usually another surprise at the end and ideally, as in Garden of Beasts, we get to the very end and we find at the last few pages that there's yet another surprise"
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"To answer that I have to describe what I think is my responsibility as a thriller writer: To give my readers the most exciting roller coaster ride of a suspense story I can possibly think of"
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"In suspense novels even subplots about relationships have to have conflict"
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"Ideally, I like to integrate the human issues into the suspense story itself"
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"I was editor of my high school literary magazine and a reporter for the school newspaper"
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"I spend about eight months researching and outlining my book"
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"When you work alone, you need to socialize at some level"
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"The easy answer is that writing novels is a lot more fun than practicing law"
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"If you have a craftsman's command of the language and basic writing techniques you'll be able to write - as long as you know what you want to say"
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"Certainly going back to Sherlock Holmes we have a tradition of forensic science featured in detective stories"
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"But one does not make living writing poetry unless you're a professor, and one frankly doesn't get a lot of girls as a poet"
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"I've often said that there's no such thing as writer's block; the problem is idea block"
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"In other words, the people who populate my books are more than caricatures"
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"I also try very hard to create characters - both heroes and villains - with psychological depth"
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"For me a thriller is a very carefully structured story"


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