One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well as creative writing.

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I love writing books - I really do. If I could just quit everything and work on a book every day, I would love that most.

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The arrogance that says analysing the relationship between reasons and causes is more important than writing a philosophy of shyness or sadness or friendship drives me nuts. I can't accept that.

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Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.

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I write... sonnets... and writing sonnets is boring. You have to find rhymes; you have to write hendecasyllables; so after a while, I get bored and my drawer is overflowing with unfinished short poems.

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For me, writing a short story is much, much harder than writing a novel.

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Writing has always had that tactile quality for me. It's a physical experience.

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When I'm writing a book, you can't think about your audience. You're going to be in big trouble if you think about it. You're got to write from deep inside.

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One of the biggest motivations for me with writing my books is to offer girls some escapism, especially girls who really need it, like I did.

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Writing about dead white males seems to be out of favor among academics.

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