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authors Quotes

Four of the best book quotes about authors
  1. #1
    “Also, an occupational hazard of writing is that you’ll have bad days. You feel not only totally alone but also that everyone else is at a party. But if you talk to other people who write, you remember that this feeling is part of the process, that it’s inevitable.”
  2. #2
    “So if you want to get to know your characters, you have to hang out with them long enough to see beyond all the things they aren’t. You may try to get them to do something because it would be convenient plotwise, or you might want to pigeonhole them so you can maintain the illusion of control. But with luck their tendrils will sneak out the sides of the box you’ve put them in, and you will finally have to admit that who they are isn’t who you thought they were.”
  3. #3
    “In order to write the book you want to write, in the end you have to become the person you need to become to write that book.”
  4. #4
    “The scariest moment is always just before you start.”

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