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Vince Flynn

Vince Flynn in 2008
Born Vincent Flynn
(1966-04-06)April 6, 1966
Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
Died June 19, 2013(2013-06-19) (aged 47)
Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
Resting place United States
Occupation Writer, novelist, television consultant
Language English
Citizenship American
Alma mater Saint Thomas Academy
Period 1997-2013
Subject Political thriller, techno-thriller, action thriller
Spouse Lysa Flynn; 3 children

There's a lot more to publishing a book than writing it and slapping a cover on it.
Vince Flynn
One of the most talented writers out there is Brian Haig.
I just look at what's going on in the world.
No matter how bad you think you have it, there's always – always somebody who's got it way, way worse.
Vince Flynn
It's this upside-down world that we live in where we afford political correctness to the most intolerant group of individuals on the planet.
Vince Flynn
A good football team plays offense and defense. You have to be aggressive and disrupt.
Vince Flynn
I'm a bit of a Libertarian.
A major theme in all my books is that the CIA is not only the first line of defense but they should also be the first line of offense.
Vince Flynn
I have such bad memories, sitting in the back of a classroom, being told, you know, everybody is going to read a paragraph, and skipping ahead to my paragraph and being mortified and trying to read it enough times so that I wouldn't stutter and stammer, getting called on, even in high school.
Vince Flynn
I think the more avenues that open up when people want to publish, the better. Some of the authors that want to jump ship from the traditional houses and go on their own, you know what? Good luck. It's going to be a lot tougher than you think.
Vince Flynn
When I give a lot of speeches, they're always on the fly. I mean, I know what I'm going to say roughly, but I do not – will not read.
Vince Flynn
I'm a big believer in free enterprise. If people want to try it, then go for it.
Vince Flynn
It's what every writer needs: a daybed.
I have been blessed to have the same editor and work for a great publishing house.
Vince Flynn
My doctors warned me repeatedly that if you don't stay positive, you don't do well.
Vince Flynn
And when I go around and talk to schools, what I tell the kids are, first of all, you have to accept each other's differences. Some of you are going to be a crappy football player, some of you are going to be a great mathematician. Whatever it is, accept each other's differences and help prop each other up.
Vince Flynn
Anybody who knew me growing up calls me Vinny.