Facts about Terry Brooks

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Terry Brooks is a famous Writer from USA, he/she is 75 years old and still alive, born January 8, 1944.

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He/she is born under the zodiac capricorn, who is known for Determination, Dominance, Perservering, Practical, Willful. Our collection contains 27 quotes who is written / told by Terry, under the main topic Teen.

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Famous quotes by Terry Brooks (27)


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"On the other hand, I still approach each book with the same basic plan in mind - to put some people under severe stress and see how they hold up"
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"I might add that you change as a person as you grow older, so you change as a writer, too"
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"Fantasy is the only canvas large enough for me to paint on"
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"My interests are different now than they were thirty years ago"
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"In bad weather, I spent hours drawing action figures on paper, coloring them, backing them on cardboard, then cutting them out and creating whole stories around their lives"
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"I haven't made up my mind about doing anymore Landover books"
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"I didn't want readers to have to make allowances for what they couldn't see, but to be able to say to themselves that the fabric of the magic detailed was perfectly believable"
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"Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys, and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination - think up a story and go live it for an afternoon"
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"Writing fantasy lets me imagine a great deal more than, say, writing about alligators, and lets me write about places more distant than Florida, but I can tell you things about Florida and alligators, let you make the connection all on your own"
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"When I was a kid, we had to rely on our imaginations for entertainment"
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"I want to kick-start your imagination and let you discover the places it can take you"
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"I remember one winter, when I was about five or six, I spent three days with another boy, tracking a bobcat that had been sighted in another county fifty miles away, but which I was sure had come into our neighborhood"
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"I have learned to do more with less, so you don't see the big books anymore"
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"Even after Sword was published, I was still only thinking about the next book, Elfstones"
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"What I want to write about has changed somewhat, and the scope of the storytelling has changed accordingly"
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"We are constantly being put to the test by trying circumstances and difficult people and problems not necessarily of our own making"
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"Hurt leads to bitterness, bitterness to anger, travel too far that road and the way is lost"
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"Testing of self is a regular part of our own lives, so it seems natural to make it a part of the lives of my characters, as well, albeit on a much different level"
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"My breakthrough as a reader was when I discovered the European adventure story writers - Alexander Dumas, Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Walter Scott, to name a few"
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"After all, you put a lot into creating a universe and everything that goes with it, and it seems a shame to use it only once"
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"I want you, as a reader, to experience what I experience, to let that other world, that imaginary world that I have created, tell you things about the real world"
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"I think I make better use of language and imagery than when I started out"
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"We forget that what matters begins with the imagination"
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"For a writer, its very attractive to stay in one world for a time"
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"A world in which elves exist and magic works offers greater opportunities to digress and explore"
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"Well, I think that as a country, we've drifted away from appreciating the importance of imagination"
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"Anyway, several rewrites later, Del Rey Books did publish my first novel, and it did become the first work of fiction on the New York Times trade paperback bestseller list"


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