” I don’t care what people think about me. I care what people think about my work. As a young woman, I was so eager to please that I served others’ happiness and even their values before my own. “


” I got history solidly under my belt, reading Russian history and biographies. I couldn’t change the facts. I could only play with how the people might have responded to the facts of their lives. “


” I’m always sorry to finish a book, to let go of characters I love, people I’ve struggled to understand for years, people who evolve before me. “


” Whether writing fiction or nonfiction, I’ve never had the sense I was ‘making up’ a character. It feels more like watching people reveal themselves, ever more deeply, more intimately. “



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