Maxioms Pet

X

Jeff Abbott Quotes

Share to:

Jeff Abbott ( 6 of 6 )

  ( comments )
  10  /  22  

I had started writing the fourth Whit Mosley book, ... I was 40 pages into it, and then Dutton asked read more

I had started writing the fourth Whit Mosley book, ... I was 40 pages into it, and then Dutton asked me if I would consider writing a standalone. The series novel can do a lot to build a loyal readership, but the standalone is sometimes easier for the publisher to market to a broader audience.

by Jeff Abbott Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  14  /  18  

You can't be a professor and talk out of a textbook to teach locomotive operations. You can't create the end read more

You can't be a professor and talk out of a textbook to teach locomotive operations. You can't create the end product without hands-on training.

by Jeff Abbott Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  8  /  22  

He is singularly unequipped to beat these people.

He is singularly unequipped to beat these people.

by Jeff Abbott Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  5  /  19  

We do something like this every year. Then this catastrophe hit, and it seemed like the obvious choice to help.

We do something like this every year. Then this catastrophe hit, and it seemed like the obvious choice to help.

by Jeff Abbott Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  11  /  16  

[And now that he's graduated to hardcover and 11-city book tour status, he's found there's a real advantage to the read more

[And now that he's graduated to hardcover and 11-city book tour status, he's found there's a real advantage to the standalone novels that Dutton suggested he write.] You can explore broader themes in a standalone novel, ... You can put your character through much greater levels of hell.

by Jeff Abbott Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  11  /  24  

[It's a model that Alfred Hitchcock drew on for many of his movies.] If there was a film that inspired read more

[It's a model that Alfred Hitchcock drew on for many of his movies.] If there was a film that inspired me in writing 'Panic,' it was 'North by Northwest,' ... Those are my favorite Hitchcock films -- the ones where ordinary, everyday people are going about their lives, and they take this dramatic left turn.

by Jeff Abbott Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
Share to:
Maxioms Web Pet