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Alan Dean Foster

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The thing all writers do best is find ways to avoid writing.

— Alan Dean Foster

#writing #writer

Freedom is just chaos with better lighting

— Alan Dean Foster


To be angered by evil is to partake of it, stupid. - Phrases of Import and Salvation, Chapter IX, The Book of Universal Truths and Other Humorous Anecdotes

— Alan Dean Foster

#sort-of-true #anger

Getting inside the mind of a terrorist wasn't difficult at all. Even as children, human beings fabricate elaborate revenge fantasies. We're not a particular species. Check out popular video games.

— Alan Dean Foster

#check #children #difficult #elaborate #even

How much research I have to do depends on the nature of the story. For fantasy, none at all.

— Alan Dean Foster

#fantasy #how #i #much #nature

I have a bad tendency to get rapidly bored with my own material, so rewriting is hard for me. I mean, I already know the story and would rather read something new.

— Alan Dean Foster

#bad #bored #get #hard #i

I hear entire symphonies, oratorios, in my head, but I can't write a note.

— Alan Dean Foster

#head #hear #i #note #symphonies

I see the Jedi mission as giving up a normal life in exchange for protecting the innocent. It's a life of sacrifice. There are rewards, but also a certain degree of sterility.

— Alan Dean Foster

#certain #certain degree #degree #exchange #giving

I try to challenge myself as much as possible, as often as possible.

— Alan Dean Foster

#i #much #myself #often #possible

Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting.

— Alan Dean Foster

#chaos #freedom #just #lighting

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Often the villains in his stories experience their downfall because of a lack of respect for other alien species or seemingly innocuous bits of their surroundings. Many of these novels feature Philip Lynx ("Flinx") an empathic young man who has found himself involved in something which threatens the survival of the Galaxy. Alien (1979) ISBN 0-446-82977-3
Aliens (1986) ISBN 0-446-30139-6
Alien 3 (1992) ISBN 0-446-36216-6

Anthologies Edited
Smart Dragons Foolish Elves (1991) with Martin H.

He is especially prolific in his novelizations of film scripts. He earned a bachelor's degree in political science and a MFA from the University of California Los Angeles and currently resides in Prescott Arizona with his wife.

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