” I worry that people think you have to go to a university to be a good writer, which is categorically untrue. I don’t think I learned how to write at Oxford. I did not go to any creative writing classes or anything. “


” I know what I want to achieve in each book and the major points, but I don’t plan right down to the chapters. I think that the characters write themselves in some degree. “


” I am never not thinking about stories. ‘The Bone Season’ is 90% of my brain – 10% is interacting with the rest of the world. “


” I was a shy child, and when I was 13, I started wearing braces on my teeth. I used to be acutely self-conscious, and I think writing was a way of withdrawing into my own imagination. “


” Whenever anyone calls me ‘The new J..K. Rowling,’ I think, ‘What’s wrong with the old one? “


” Rowling is a luminous storyteller. I love her sense of humor and the intricate wizarding world she built around Hogwarts. I think all writers aspire to be like her, to capture readers like she does. But I didn’t think about ‘Harry Potter’ when I wrote ‘The Bone Season. “



All 6 Samantha Shannon Quotes about Think in picture


I worry that people think you have to go to a university to be a good writer, which is categorically untrue. I don
I know what I want to achieve in each book and the major points, but I don
I am never not thinking about stories.
I was a shy child, and when I was 13, I started wearing braces on my teeth. I used to be acutely self-conscious, and I think writing was a way of withdrawing into my own imagination.
Whenever anyone calls me
Rowling is a luminous storyteller. I love her sense of humor and the intricate wizarding world she built around Hogwarts. I think all writers aspire to be like her, to capture readers like she does. But I didn

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