” It is difficult to survive as an author in Sweden, so for commercial success, it is good idea to write crime, get yourself translated, and live happily ever after. “


” There are 195 crime books published in Sweden every year. You could cut that to 100 and keep the good ones. “


” If you want to start reading Swedish crime fiction, you have to start with Sjowall and Wahloo. “


” Writing is a creative process, and you need to have the doors and windows of your mind open so that you have the possibility of change. “


” You should never ask, ‘What would the readers like now?’ Instead, you should ask, ‘What would I like if I was a reader?’ And then you must trust your own mind. “


” A good story can travel in time and borders, it hits you no matter where you are. “



All 6 Hakan Nesser Quotes about You in picture


It is difficult to survive as an author in Sweden, so for commercial success, it is good idea to write crime, get yourself translated, and live happily ever after.
There are 195 crime books published in Sweden every year. You could cut that to 100 and keep the good ones.


If you want to start reading Swedish crime fiction, you have to start with Sjowall and Wahloo.
Writing is a creative process, and you need to have the doors and windows of your mind open so that you have the possibility of change.
You should never ask,
A good story can travel in time and borders, it hits you no matter where you are.
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