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"Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood." - Fionnula Flanagan

"So: see ya, and I wouldn't wanna be ya." - Wesley Snipes

"If ya ain't got it in ya, ya can't blow it out." - Louis Armstrong

"So how's that hopey changey stuff working out for ya?" - Sarah Palin

"They'll stone ya and then they'll say, good luck" - Bob Dylan

"Fiction isn't memoir and memoir isn't fiction." - Arthur Phillips

"All autobiography is fiction." - Sandra Tsing Loh

"All memory is fiction." - Kwame Dawes

"Fiction is socially meaningful." - David Guterson

"I hate science fiction." - James Dyson

"I love science fiction." - Moon Bloodgood

"Ya gotta do what ya gotta do." - Sylvester Stallone

"They say ya additude determines ya laditude..." - Kanye West

"I'm a huge historical fiction and non-fiction fan," - Gale Anne Hurd

"I'm fond of science fiction. But not all science fiction." - Richard Dawkins

"Basically, fiction is people. You can't write fiction about ideas." - Theodore Sturgeon

"I was writing fiction, but not finishing fiction." - Elizabeth Moon

"I'm a huge historical fiction and non-fiction fan." - Gale Anne Hurd

"Victory is a political fiction." - Anonymous

"Fact is stranger than fiction." - Thomas Chandler Haliburton

"Youth is stranger than fiction." - Rupert Brooke

"I prefer fact to fiction." - Richard Attenborough

"Fiction novels, that's my game." - David Benioff

"I quite enjoy science fiction." - Lexa Doig

"I just love historical fiction." - Jennifer Donnelly

"Success is the best revenge for anything. Keep ya head down and work hard to achieve." - Ed Sheeran

"Be what ya is, 'cause if ya be what you ain't, ya ain't what ya is." - Don Meyer

"Sleep tight, ya morons!" - J D Salinger

"Questions are fiction, and answers are anything from more fiction to science-fiction." - Saul Steinberg

"As someone who writes and teaches YA fiction, I spend a lot of time trying to define its character and readership, and I don't think I'm alone - genres are all about boundary drawing, and the YA genre is, in a lot of ways, about carving out boundaries around adolescence, a space for teenagers to do teenage things." - Robin Wasserman

"Braxton Cosby's stories feel personal and well thought-out. I'm happy to welcome this entertaining writer to the YA science fiction field. I look forward to more of his work!" - Tananarive Due

"I have no formal training as a writer at all, not even a single English class in college. However, my adult books are all science fiction, which has some similarities to YA." - Scott Westerfeld

"Teen fiction should be about teenagers - no matter how many arguments there are about what YA lit should be, this seems like the one thing we can all agree on." - Robin Wasserman

"I'm gonna hump ya. Like Deputy Dog... Would hump ya." - Steve Coogan

"Been about ya and I'm still about ya" - Drake

"Thank God for the bomb. Nuke ya, nuke ya." - Ozzy Osbourne

"Glad to eat ya', I mean meet ya'" - Digger" - Kathryn Lasky

"La cucaracha, la cucaracha, Ya no quieres caminar, Porque no tienes, Porque le falta, Marihuana que fumar." - Pancho Villa

"Told ya you were special." - Thomas E. Sniegoski

"Do ya' feel lucky, punk?" - Clint Eastwood

"Fiction writing feels more honest to me." - David James Duncan

"Sometimes strange fiction, becomes grim reality." - Wayne Gerard Trotman

"People read fiction for emotion-not information" - Sinclair Lewis

"Science Fiction: fairy tales for nerds." - Richard Bayan

"Science Fiction is the jazz of literature." - David Brin

"Fiction is an improvement on life" - Charles Bukowski

"Wondrous strong are the spells of fiction." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Sometimes fact is stranger than fiction" - Carol Alt

"Fiction becomes visual by becoming verbal" - William H Gass

"So much emotion goes into writing fiction." - Stephen L. Carter

"Fiction or fable allures to instruction." - Benjamin Franklin

"History is an agreed-upon fiction." - Diane Ackerman

"Truth is not always injured by fiction." - Charlotte Lennox

"Today's science fiction is tomorrow's science fact." - Isaac Asimov

"Fiction is not photography, it's oil painting." - Robertson Davies

"Writing fiction is fundamentally an irrational act." - Dale Peck

"Nonfiction is easy and fiction is hard." - Ann Patchett

"Fiction is always really a labor." - Ann Patchett

" it's best fiction is medicine." - Dean Koontz

"Fiction is the truth inside the lie." - Stephen King

"I think it's Jerry's masterful fiction writing." - Tim Lahaye

"I've always been interested in science fiction." - Martin Landau

"Science Fiction has rivets, fantasy has trees." - Orson Scott Card

"Science fiction still is an idea genre." - Sheri S Tepper

"Sometimes fact is stranger than fiction." - Carol Alt

"So much emotion goes into writing fiction." - Stephen Carter

"I'm a huge science fiction fan." - Emma Caulfield

"Most books aren't pure nonfiction or fiction." - James Frey

"I'm the Jerry Lewis of crime fiction." - Harlan Coben

"You learn a lot, writing fiction." - Penelope Lively

"I rather like getting away from fiction." - Penelope Lively

"My mom introduced me to science-fiction." - Logan Marshallgreen

"I think truth is weirder than fiction." - James Marsters

"I'm a science fiction and fantasy geek." - China Mieville

"Real life is crazier than fiction." - Lauren Bowles

"I know how to write fiction well." - Akhil Sharma

"I've always been drawn to historical fiction." - Karin Slaughter

"With science fiction there's endless possibilities." - Anna Torv

"Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures." - Jessamyn West

"A public is a necessary fiction." - Rowan Williams

"Science fiction is an extension of science." - Len Wiseman

"Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I do enjoy reading some science fiction." - Colin Farrell

"Life is a means of extracting fiction." - Robert Stone

"I like going back and writing fiction." - Julia Sweeney

"I tend to read non-fiction." - Gary Oldman

"The problem with fiction, it has to be plausible. That's not true with non-fiction." - Tom Wolfe

"The difference between fiction and nonfiction is that fiction must be absolutely believable." - Mark Twain

"A play is fiction and fiction is fact distilled into truth." - Edward Albee

"Starring in a science fiction film doesn't mean you have to act science fiction." - Harrison Ford

"Memory is like fiction; or else it's fiction that's like memory." - Haruki Murakami

"The best readers come to fiction to be free of ... all that isn't fiction." - Philip Roth

"Science always interested me, and science, real science, was more science fiction than science fiction." - Lynn Hershman Leeson

"Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction, but usually fiction is just better." - Jon Weisman

"I've loved science fiction my whole life. But I've never made a science fiction movie." - Don Hertzfeldt

"I like to read fiction best and I like to write fiction, too." - Judy Blume

"Beyond the fiction of reality, there is the reality of the fiction." - Slavoj Zizek

"All fiction is largely autobiographical and much autobiography is, of course, fiction." - P D James

"But Roy Rockwood, it was science fiction for the sake of science fiction." - Jack Vance

"A play is fiction - and fiction is fact distilled into truth." - Edward Albee

"Fiction is experimentation; when it ceases to be that, it ceases to be fiction." - John Cheever

"And I grew up on a steady diet of science fiction, especially apocalyptic and postapocalyptic fiction." - Justin Cronin

"Where radio is different than fiction is that even mediocre fiction needs purpose, a driving question." - Ira Glass

"Don't get me wrong, I love literary fiction. It's faux literary fiction I can't stand." - Dennis Lehane

"In really, really good science fiction, the line between the science and the fiction is blurry." - Damon Lindelof

"Don't make a big distinction between fiction and non-fiction. These are arbitrary distinctions..." - Farley Mowat

"Crime fiction is the fiction of social history. Societies get the crimes they deserve." - Denise Mina

"I don't really see science fiction as fiction. I can imagine colonies on Mars and everything." - Sigourney Weaver

"I love science fiction. I read a lot of science fiction." - Romola Garai

"My Heart and Other Black Holes is alive with intensity, gut-wrenching honesty, moments of humor, and - of course - heart. This is an extraordinary debut by a striking new voice in YA fiction that left me in awe and moved beyond measure. Not to be missed." - Nova Ren Suma

"I write what I like to read, and I enjoy love triangles in YA and adult fiction - not to mention in other media like TV, opera, theatre, and even in video games! I relish when dark and compelling characters compete for our protagonist's heart. The doubts, the uncertainty - the jealousy! - can be breathtaking." - Kresley Cole

"Put ya shoulder to the handle, if ya dare, and hoist that bucket hither, Crank'n'hoist'n'hoist'n'crank, till ya muscles waste'n'wither." - Nick Cave

"I'll slow roast ya, got no holster" - Drake

"I tell ya, I was an ugly kid. I was so ugly that my dad kept the kid's picture that came with the wallet he bought." - Rodney Dangerfield

"I'm kicking new flava in ya ear!" - Craig Mack

"Dance with the one who brung ya." - Darrell Royal

"Jeepers creepers! Where'd ya get those peepers?" - Johnny Mercer

"Get it in ya! Chocolate milk, bitch!" - Tre Cool

"Ya wanna be an artist? Make art!" - Kay WalkingStick

"I spend most of my time reading non-fiction of all sorts. Then poetry. Then fiction to blurb. Then fiction I want to read." - Jim Shepard

"To be perfectly frank: I don't write women's fiction. I write intimate, gritty, realistic, character-driven fiction that happens to be thrown into the women's fiction category." - Jillian Medoff

"I obviously read and adore traditional fiction. I teach traditional fiction; I also teach all kinds of not-so-traditional fiction." - Heidi Julavits

"Yes - 90% of fantasy is crap. And so is 90% of science fiction and 90% of mystery fiction and 90% of literary fiction." - George R R Martin

"I don't like docudramas. Documentaries should not go together with fiction, or half-fiction or quarter-fiction. The two should not go together. They cannot mix." - Elie Wiesel

"Truth is more of a stranger than fiction." - Mark Twain

"Honest fiction may be made to supplement the pulpit." - Robert Aris Willmott

"Nobodys life is as romantic as it is in fiction." - Ruth Glick

"Science fiction is a kind of archaeology of the future." - Clifton Fadiman

"The most popular American fiction seems to be about successful people who win, and good crime fiction typically does not explore that world. But honestly, if all crime fiction was quality fiction, it would be taken more seriously." - George Pelecanos

"I don't have too much time for fiction." - Ronald Reagan

"Fiction is the lie that tells the truth, after all." - Neil Gaiman

"Real life doesn't have to be convincing, but fiction does." - Neil Gaiman

"Science fiction is the very literature of change." - Frederik Pohl

"Writing fiction is like remembering what never happened." - Siri Hustvedt

"The Golden Age of science fiction is thirteen." - Terry Carr

"Dedicated to helping you create strong, vibrant, and beautiful fiction" - David Farland

"Reduce the fiction and you'll reduce the friction." - Scott Sorrell

"While fiction is often impossible, it should not be implausible." - Aristotle

"The truth was stranger than the official fiction." - Dean Koontz

"Science fiction is fantasy with bolts painted on outside." - Terry Pratchett

"Im a massive science fiction and fantasy geek." - Robert Kazinsky

"No one in life can ever match fiction" - Sabrina Jeffries

"The truth is stranger than fiction . . . and often more incriminating." - Greg Cox

"Fiction may be said to be the caricature of history." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Fiction-and poetry and drama- cleanse the doors of perception." - Ursula K Le Guin

"I was always attracted to science fiction movies" - Tina Turner

"Star Wars' is more fairy tale than true science fiction." - Mark Hamill

"A well-told lie can heal. Otherwise, what's fiction?" - Jerry Pinto

"Man is a poetical animal, and delights in fiction." - William Hazlitt

"Graphic design is the fiction that anticipates the fact." - Michael Bierut



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