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Laurell K. Hamilton's Profile

Brief about Laurell K. Hamilton: By info that we know Laurell K. Hamilton was born at 1963-02-19. And also Laurell K. Hamilton is American Writer.

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My writing style is very sensual, as in sensory detail.

Tags: Sensual, Style, Writing

Never argue with your characters; they know themselves better than you do.

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Some people just don't seem to understand the concept of fiction. It is fiction; it ain't true, folks.

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The fey in this country keep to themselves, and are a separate nation, much like the American Indians, but with even more autonomy.

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What we prefer to read is sort of like sexual preference, you like what you like. Most of the time you have no clue why.

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When sex is necessary for the plot of a book, or a character development, then I don't shy away from it. Why should I?

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You either mellow at 30, or your head explodes - take your choice.

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You give the reader a sense of a full meal.

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You'd think a sociopath assassin wouldn't have a fan following but he does.

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For me the Anita series is built like a mystery series, which means that as much as possible each book stands alone, so you have a mystery to solve from the beginning to the end of the book.

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I cannot say how strongly I object to people using other people's writing as research. Research is non-fiction, especially for horror, fantasy, science fiction. Do not take your research from other people's fiction. Just don't.

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I started off like everyone else does, slogging but having a compulsion to put words on paper. I didn't write or read horror or fantasy, other than children's fantasy, until I was in my teens.

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I think that my vampires in general were influenced by my being allowed to watch the Hammer vampire films. Vampire Circus, also shown as Circus of Fear, was one of those movies.

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I try not to worry about rewriting books that worked well the first time. I'm too busy writing new books to worry about things that are already in print.

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I went to Marion College for writing and I was kicked out of the writing school. I was asked to leave the writing program because I was corrupting the other students.

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I've lost track of the number of people who want to be writers but never actually write anything. Talking about writing, dreaming about writing, can be very fun, but it won't get a book written. You've got to write.

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Most of the monsters... are based on some sort of mythology. Every culture and even some geographical areas have monsters and mythology that is their own.

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My characters surprise me constantly. My characters are like my friends - I can give them advice, but they don't have to take it. If your characters are real, then they surprise you, just like real people.

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Nothing wrong with making money or doing what you need to do to sell, but I think it shows when you're writing something to pay the bills and when you're writing something because it's really your version of the world.

Tags: Money, Writing, Wrong

Now that I'm being very successful, publishers are trying to mainstream me, but I'm unabashedly genre. It's what I like to read, what I like to write.

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