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Let’s say I find a lot of current American fiction too overwritten for my tastes, too self-conscious; I like something that’s simpler and more direct. The story is what matters to me. I hope to make it seem real to readers, as if it happened just like this – so I don’t want fancy descriptions getting in the way.
My grandmother was a psychiatrist and had shelves full of medical books – I was constantly sneaking looks at some of those. I was fascinated by the descriptions of illnesses and diseases.
While there are corporal descriptions of what the afterlife is like in Christianity, Islam and Judaism, what’s going on there is the finite trying to describe the infinite. If God knows everything, started everything and is the only one who knows how it’s going to end, how can any human know what God wants?
There seems to be no end of books about the British empire, and the fascination it holds for historians of all descriptions is inexhaustible.
I attribute the little I know to my not having been ashamed to ask for information, and to my rule of conversing with all descriptions of men on those topics that form their own peculiar professions and pursuits.
Inflated descriptions by the pen or exaggerated illustrations by the pencil.
Measurements, observations, descriptions can only be considered scientific when they are independently confirmed by other people.
Middle-class Americans really don’t want to hear about sacrifices or trade-offs – except as flattering descriptions about how ready we, as a people, are, or used to be, to accept them.
One of the most important things about the geology on the moon is your descriptions of what you see, comparing them to things that you’ve seen on Earth so that the geologists and the scientists on the ground would know what you’re talking about; and then take pictures of them.
By definition, big data cannot yield complicated descriptions of causality. Especially in healthcare. Almost all of our diseases occur in the intersections of systems in the body.
I was brought up to understand Darwin‘s theory of evolution. I spent hours and hours in the Natural History Museum in London looking at the descriptions of how different kinds of animals had evolved, looking at the sequence of fossil bones looking gradually more and more and more and more like the modern fossil.
I spent a lot of time on my own working out the physical vocabulary for how Gollum moved. As I say, I drew on a lot of Tolkein’s descriptions of how he moves, but also the conceptual artist sketches.
When I taught writing classes to psychiatric patients, I met people whose stories of manic highs and immobilizing lows appeared to be textbook descriptions of classic bipolar disorder. I met other patients who had been diagnosed with myriad disorders. No doctor seemed to agree about what they actually suffered from.
The grandmother, the mother, the worker, the student, the intellectual, the professional, the unemployed, everybody identified with the songs because they were descriptions of life in the city.
Every change of scene requires new expositions, descriptions, explanations.
If I had to write long-form stuff with descriptions of rooms, it would be so boring for me. I like writing dialogue and jokes and situational stuff.
As a man may know about Africa either by going there personally or by reading descriptions written by travelers who have been there, so may he visit the super-physical realms if he will but qualify himself therefor, or he may learn what others who have so qualified themselves report as a result of their investigations.
The moment that most fascinated me in Ursula Le Guin’s ‘The Lathe of Heaven‘ was its descriptions of times of transition from one reality to another.
By creating useful job descriptions and making clear what qualifications should be expected, the Department aims to help improve schools‘ ability to recruit the right people.
Restaurants stress the protein. People read menu items left to right, with the protein first. I read descriptions right to left.
One thing an exceptional employee never says is, ‘That’s not in my job description.’ Exceptional employees work outside the boundaries of job descriptions.
I personally believe that I was… a previous life or something… a previous reincarnation, a bard of some sort, because most of the things I write about are descriptions of places I’ve never been to.
You look at the descriptions of Whitey by law enforcement during his early years, and they sum him up pretty well. He was the same guy 40 years later; he just had $40 million more, and had committed 40 more murders.
With Dick Smith there, and the words of Peter Shaffer… they’ve got to be the most beautiful descriptions in music ever written on film or in literature. And we could hear the music accompanying the words… What more can you ask for?
For the professional writer, stories must be presented as a series of individual scenes, each one dramatized with dialogue and telling descriptions of who is present and what they’re all doing.
It’s no longer possible to simply build English country houses out of words, because they’ve already been so thoroughly described that all the applicable words have been used up, and one is forced to build them instead out of words recycled and scavenged from other descriptions of other country houses.