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The money can be decent, but I really don't recommend
by Lynn Abbey

The money can be decent, but I really don't recommend
the work-for-hire route as an entry into publishing.
Too many things can go wrong.
- Lynn Abbey

A good short-story writer has an instinct for sketching
in just enough background to ground the specific story.
- Lynn Abbey

Editors of open anthologies actively seek submissions from all comers,
established and unknown.
They are willing to read whatever the tide washes up at their feet.
- Lynn Abbey

My writing has to support more than my research habit,
but I love to curl up with a book about some dusty corner of history.
- Lynn Abbey

 

I write sets of books, but I've also written a lot of orphans.
- Lynn Abbey

I'm always trolling for trivia.
- Lynn Abbey

I'm dense when it comes to discouragement.
- Lynn Abbey

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It took me about 12 years to reach my million-word mark.
The challenge now is to continue to challenge myself.
- Lynn Abbey

It's been a long time since I've written old-fashioned sword and sorcery;
I'm hoping it's like riding a bicycle.
- Lynn Abbey

Once you've invested hundreds of hours in creating a coherent universe,
your story's grown to around a half-million words and
can't be written as anything less than a trilogy.
- Lynn Abbey

That bedrock faith that I could write was what blinded
me to attempts to discourage me.
- Lynn Abbey

I'm not constrained by being a genre writer.
Any story I can imagine, I can cast as a fantasy novel
and probably get it published.
- Lynn Abbey

One of my great passions is the collection of historical trivia.
- Lynn Abbey

I think my prose reads as if English were my second language.
By the time I get to the end of a paragraph,
I'm dodging bullets and gasping for breath.
- Lynn Abbey

I've read short stories that are as dense as a 19th
century novel and novels that really are short stories
filled with a lot of helium.
- Lynn Abbey

When I have an idea, it goes from vague,
cloudy notion to 100,000 words in a heartbeat.
- Lynn Abbey

There is nothing that compares to an unexpected round of applause.
- Lynn Abbey

It's possible to become so comfortable with one's style
and structure that one ceases to grow.
- Lynn Abbey

During the many centuries that magic,
here on this planet, was presumed to have worked,
there were at least as many theories as to how magic
worked as there were cultures and religions.
- Lynn Abbey

For me, writing a short story is much,
much harder than writing a novel.
- Lynn Abbey

Ideas aren't magical; the only tricky part is holding
on to one long enough to get it written down.
- Lynn Abbey

No one uses a ribbon typewriter any more,
but your final draft is not the time to try to wring
a few more sheets out of your inkjet cartridge.
- Lynn Abbey

Neophyte writers tend to believe that there is something
magical about ideas and that if they can just get a hold of a good one,
then their futures are ensured.
- Lynn Abbey

Short-story writing requires an exquisite sense of balance.
Novelists, frankly, can get away with more.
A novel can have a dull spot or two,
because the reader has made a different commitment.
- Lynn Abbey

I do have a small collection of traditional SF ideas
which I've never been able to sell.
I'm known as a fantasy writer and neither my agent
nor my editors want to risk my brand by jumping genre.
- Lynn Abbey

If you write, one of the questions you're always trying to answer is,
Where do you get your ideas? And, if you write,
you know how pointless a question this is and how difficult it is to answer.
- Lynn Abbey

I'm one of those writers who, when writing,
believes she's god-and that she hasn't bestowed free
will on any of her characters.
In that sense there are no surprises in any of my books.
- Lynn Abbey

I'm a writer first and an editor second...
or maybe third or even fourth.
Successful editing requires a very specific set of skills,
and I don't claim to have all of them at my command.
- Lynn Abbey

When I'm not writing or tweaking my computer,
I do embroidery.
When I'm not plunging into the past,
tweaking,
or embroidering, I'm reading books about history,
computers, or embroidery.
- Lynn Abbey

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Maturity is the ability to do a job
whether or not you are supervised,
to carry money without spending it,
and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.
- Ann Landers

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

Do what you love and the money will follow.
- Marsha Sinetar

To have done anything just for money
is to have been truly idle.
- Henry David Thoreau

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you
to reach the heights of your capabilities
or make the money that you want
without becoming very good at it.
- Brian Tracy

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

The glow of one warm thought
is to me worth more than money.
- Thomas Jefferson

If you want to feel rich,
just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
- Anonymous

All I ask is the chance to prove that money can't make me happy.
- Spike Milligan

After a certain point, money is meaningless.
It ceases to be the goal.
The game is what counts.
- Aristotle Onassis

I don't think business news is just for old white men with money.
- Neil Cavuto

Sooner or later, we sell out for money.
- Tony Randall

If God has allowed me to earn so much money,
it is because He knows I give it all away.
- Edith Piaf

Liking money like I like it, is nothing less than mysticism.
Money is a glory.
- Salvador Dali

If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
- Aristotle Onassis

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
- Samuel Butler

Men make counterfeit money; in many more cases,
money makes counterfeit men.
- Sydney J. Harris

It's all about the money.
- Joseph Jackson

Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.
- Ayn Rand

In suggesting gifts: Money is appropriate,
and one size fits all.
- William Randolph Hearst

The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
- Osho

I've made all my money on my own without my family and I work very hard.
- Paris Hilton

A woman's best protection is a little money of her own.
- Clare Boothe Luce

It's a terribly hard job to spend a billion dollars
and get your money's worth.
- George M. Humphrey

It is more rewarding to watch money change the world
than watch it accumulate.
- Gloria Steinem

I'd rather lose my own money than someone else's.
- Dean Kamen

Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.
- George Burns

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

Ben Franklin may have discovered electricity-
but it is the man who invented the meter who made the money.
- Earl Warren

I am happy to make money.
I want to make more money, make more music,
eat Big Macs and drink Budweisers.
- Kid Rock

Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
- Mark Twain

Many good qualities are not sufficient to balance a single want -
the want of money.
- Johann Georg Zimmermann

All money means to me is a pride in accomplishment.
- Ray Kroc

A fool and his money are soon parted.
- Thomas Tusser

Isn't it a shame that future generations can't be here
to see all the wonderful things we're doing with their money?
- Earl Wilson

Money is only a tool.
It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not
replace you as the driver.
- Ayn Rand

A man with money is no match against a man on a mission.
- Doyle Brunson

All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there.
All you have to do is go after it.
- Curtis Carlson

If money was my only motivation, I would organize myself differently.
- Placido Domingo

Sudden money is going from zero to two hundred dollars a week.
The rest doesn't count.
- Neil Simon


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