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    Every new generation of SF writers remakes cyberpunk - a genre often laced with dystopian subtexts - in its own image.
    — Paul Di Filippo
    Immensely clever and libidinously hilarious.The most astonishing thing about Love in a Dead Language is its ingenious construction. Insofar as any printed volume can lay claim to being a multimedia work, this book earns that distinction.
    — Paul Di Filippo
    tags: work  language  book 
     
    Its a heartening fact about the human race that utopian fiction precedes dystopian fiction in the evolution of literature.
    — Paul Di Filippo
    The emotional tone or affect of the tale should be hot and engaged, not remote and dispassionate.
    — Paul Di Filippo
    tags: emotional 
     
    Science fiction at its best should be crazy and dangerous, not sane and safe.
    — Paul Di Filippo
    tags: crazy  fiction  dangerous 
     
    The clock indicates the moment-but what does eternity indicate?
    — Paul Di Filippo
    tags: eternity 
     
    What had happened was this. When still young, I had gotten the idea from somewhere that I might be able to write... Maybe the deadly notion came from liking to read so much. Maybe I was in love with the image of being a writer. Whatever. It had been a really bad idea. Because I couldn't write, at least not by the bluntly and frequently expressed standards of anyone in a position to offer any encouragement and feedback.
    — Paul Di Filippo
    tags: young  bad  write  read  ideas  standard 
     
    That was asking a lot of my readers, I realized, but I was trying to write the novel I would most enjoy decoding.
    — Paul Di Filippo
    tags: novel  write 
     
    As many authors have said, if the writer is not surprised by events, then chances are that the reader will not be either, and grow bored.
    — Paul Di Filippo
    tags: chance  author 
     
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