Anne McCaffrey

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    A good story is a good story no matter who wrote it.
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    At age 77, I need the help of someone with more energy than I can now summon to finish a book.
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    Because we build the worlds we wouldn't mind living in. They contain scary things, problems, but also a sense of rightness that makes them alive and makes us want to live there.
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    But I will say that living in Ireland has changed the cadence and fullness of speech, since the Irish love words and use as many of them in a sentence as possible.
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    But Ship Who Sang remains my favorite story. I really rocked folks with that and still cannot read it aloud myself without weeping at the end.
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    I also don't have organized religion on Pern. I figured - since there were four holy wars going on at the time of writing - that religion was one problem Pern didn't need.
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    I did not have a chance to write novels until my youngest child started school fulltime.
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    I didn't raise Todd to be a writer, but he happened to be one anyway.
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    I do outlines when I'm writing with someone, but they also need to have a certain amount of freedom.
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    I don't often reread my own books, unless I am going into another in the series and need to refresh my mood when originating the concept.
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    I have a shelf of comfort books, which I read when the world closes in on me or something untoward happens.
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    I have always used emotion as a writing tool. That goes back to me being on the stage.
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    I have my good days and my bad days, but I don't have as much energy as I used to back when I was young and foolish and didn't count the cost - and it takes a lot - to write.
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    I have written my own screen version of Pern, but had no buyers yet.
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    I think the Internet, particularly the availability of information, is great. I do a lot of correspondence on-line and have a chat line to talk to my fans as well.
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