” Like most of us, I’m used to juggling about 52 roles in life. Wife. Mother. Sister. Friend. Author. Sometimes I feel a bit ‘multiple-personality’. “


” My own life has been doubly disconnected, as I’ve written books under two different names. As an author, your name almost becomes a brand, readers know what to expect. “


” I never did any training in journalism or in finance, so I really was in the deep end. I got very good at going to press conferences and nodding. I’d figure it out when I got back to the office. Charts and numbers. I’ve never been great with facts, ever, my whole life. For a journalist, that’s not a very good trait. “


” When I wrote my first book, ‘The Tennis Party’, my overriding concern was that I didn’t write the autobiographical first novel. I was so, so determined not to write about a 24-year-old journalist. It was going to have male characters, and middle-aged people, so I could say, ‘Look, I’m not just writing about my life, I’m a real author. “


” To have someone who never makes a mistake, never finds her personal life in disarray, never worries about work-life balance? I think that would be unreal. What I’m writing is real. “



All 5 Sophie Kinsella Quotes about Life in picture


Like most of us, I
My own life has been doubly disconnected, as I
I never did any training in journalism or in finance, so I really was in the deep end. I got very good at going to press conferences and nodding. I
When I wrote my first book,
To have someone who never makes a mistake, never finds her personal life in disarray, never worries about work-life balance? I think that would be unreal. What I

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