Quotes by William Sleator:
thought I was a genius. I did nothing to correct this impression."
from the very beginning, I was fascinated by the grotesque and macabre."
that if I was going to make my living as a writer, I was going to
have to begin making things up."
most of my friends have started speaking to me again."
the greatest thing about science fiction - someday it could actually
the best things about being a writer is that it's a job without
a lot of stress."
ever run out of ideas - knock on wood - since the universe is full
of great things like strange attractors and the Mandlebrot set."
does, you know. That's not science fiction. It's a fact."
was my first novel, Blackbriar, handed right to me."
kids to find out that reading is the best entertainment there is."
in William Sleator's books:
around them had been going on for quite a long time."
House of Stairs
crazy Al who told us about the beasties."
think you're crazy," I tell Tim.
The Night the Heads Came
you, there's more history to this house than any other place on
Indian Neck, and that's the truth."
It was my twin
brother, Barry, who wanted to go to the house - and Barry knew how
to get what he wanted.
about William Sleator:
Sleator probably is the most important science fiction author for
always sound as if at least they could happen."