Boucher Con: On Rules

October 29, 2009 at 7:51 am (Book World, Writing Life) (, , )

  • Stephen King said, Shit has it’s own integrity.  Write what you love, don’t jump on a trend. — Harlen Coben
  • Forget the rules.  Either it’s right or it’s your way.  — David Levien
  • It’s a craft, respect the rules.  Too many people don’t even understand basic grammar.  David Fulmer
  • Use the rules that work in the world and throw out the ones that don’t work. — Charlaine Harris
  • Be true to your own rules.  — Heather Graham

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Boucher Con: On Research

October 23, 2009 at 6:23 am (Book World, Writing Life) (, , )

  • Society lives on white lies. — Charlaine Harris
  • Know what material is propoganda [in your research] and use what is not. — Kelli Stanley
  • Facts kill you. — David Levien

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Boucher Con: On Mysteries

October 21, 2009 at 1:36 pm (Book World, Life Long Learning, Writing Life) (, , )

  • First person is really a perception problem.  — Hank Phillipi Ryan
  • Dude, I’m making this up. — Harlen Coben
  • I write the books I want to read.  — Gary Phillips

There were so many snippets of wisdom to glean from the greatness of BoucherCon.  More to follow!

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