” Creating characters is like throwing together ingredients for a recipe. I take characteristics I like and dislike in real people I know, or know of, and use them to embellish and define characters. “


” In other people’s books, I tend to love the really daredevil-y characters. I love Finnick from ‘The Hunger Games.’ And I think, probably, my favorite character of all time is Sherlock Holmes. “


” I get a lot of inspiration from research in mythology and folklore. I find that, you know, stories people told each other thousands of years ago are still relevant now. “


” In the same way that so many people read ‘Harry Potter’ and went to see ‘Harry Potter,’ just because a movie is about a kid, doesn’t mean it’s for kids, and just because a movie is about a girl, doesn’t mean it’s for girls. “


” You put books out into the world, and people form their own visuals and images and attachments to characters, those characters become part of them, and they have their feelings about them. “


” You know that I had heard so many times people say things like, ‘You could never write ‘Harry Potter’ and have it be about Harriett Potter because nobody would read it, people only want to read an adventure story if it’s about a boy,’ and I thought, ‘I don’t think that’s true. “


” I try to answer all my fan mail. Sometimes I get questions from people who obviously only read the Wiki but haven’t read the books. I’m like, ‘But you have to read the book or you’re not going to get it. “



All 7 Cassandra Clare Quotes about People in picture


Creating characters is like throwing together ingredients for a recipe. I take characteristics I like and dislike in real people I know, or know of, and use them to embellish and define characters.
In other people


I get a lot of inspiration from research in mythology and folklore. I find that, you know, stories people told each other thousands of years ago are still relevant now.
In the same way that so many people read
You put books out into the world, and people form their own visuals and images and attachments to characters, those characters become part of them, and they have their feelings about them.
You know that I had heard so many times people say things like,
I try to answer all my fan mail. Sometimes I get questions from people who obviously only read the Wiki but haven
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