“Writing fiction (that means I make up stuff) is like having a free GO PAST GO card. You can write pretty much whatever you want,
“…you can’t write well with only the nice parts of your character, and only about nice things. And I don’t want even to try anymore.
I’ve thought and thought about how to go about writing my memoir. I could just start at the beginning and include everything I can remember–good
“I’m a big believer in first lines. If a writer doesn’t grab you with their first sentence, even in a literary novel, they might need
“He would have to get used to it, she thought. He would have to get used to her being more and more preoccupied with books.”
“Forever encased in the amber of a writer’s prose.” Robert Galbraith, The Silkworm