” I really do work in solitude. “


” It’s hard for me to show work while I’m writing, because other people’s comments will influence what happens. “


” To really be centered and to really work well and to think about the kinds of things that I need to think about, I need to spend large amounts of time alone. “


” In order for a long piece of work to engage a novelist over an extended period of time, it has to deal with questions that you find very important, that you’re trying to work out. “


” I just finished writing an essay about William Maxwell, an American writer whose work I admire very much. “



All 5 Donna Tartt Quotes about Work in picture


I really do work in solitude.
It
To really be centered and to really work well and to think about the kinds of things that I need to think about, I need to spend large amounts of time alone.
In order for a long piece of work to engage a novelist over an extended period of time, it has to deal with questions that you find very important, that you
I just finished writing an essay about William Maxwell, an American writer whose work I admire very much.

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