Unquotable Quotes

As we struggle to the end of all the required ‘stuff’ required to get a book out into the world, we thought we’d share some of our less-than-successful requests for cover quotes. Note: none of this may have happened.

George R.R. Martin: Who the FUCK are these people?

Neil Gaiman: If I ever find this pair on my lawn again, I’m calling the cops.

The Brothers Grimm: These stories will be GREAT with a few tweaks…

H.G. Wells: I just don’t get it.

China Miéville: Listen. Strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government. Supreme executive power derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some farcical aquatic ceremony.

J.R.R. Tolkien: Moar orcs!

Ursula K. Le Guin: Somebody get me an ansible; these tales communicate nothing.

Kelly Link: Please stop sending me mermaid tails, we are no longer able to leave the house due to the mound outside the door where the postman leaves them.

Margo Lanagan: No, officer, I’ve never met them before – those Clarion class lists are faked!

Liam Neeson: I will look for you, I will find you, and I will kill you.



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