I don’t think what I said was incorrect (I’ve read so much by Asimov that I’m sure anything I have in common with him isn’t a coincidence), but I think I’m probably more influenced by Robert A. Heinlein, Philip Pullman, and Tamora Pierce.
Every author has someone or something that influenced them. They can be anything from another author to a style. Even a single book can be an influence. This week’s question is brought to us by H. Anthe Davis.
Question 17: What authors, styles or intellectual movements have most influenced your writing?
First it was Mario Puzo’s The Godfather. I liked reading multiple storylines at once from many points of view. There are many authors who use this technique, but I saw it in Puzo’s book first.
The second was a movement that I’m not sure has a name. I grew tired of stories that boiled down to clear-cut forces of good and evil fighting against each other. Despite what we may feel, no one person or cause is completely good or evil. Instead I wanted to write about heroes that…
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