” Sometimes people ask, ‘If you’d never had a reader, would you carry on writing?’ No. “


” It’s a slow process rewriting your own life in your head. I think that’s a writerly thing. “


” If you work hard at something, you can forget everything else. “


” With novels, you’re representing things. You’re not explaining. “


” I had tried to write about young women in London who had jobs and boyfriends, and it was so tedious. “


” People always want to give you advice about parenting. People who you’ve never met before will tell you you’re doing something wrong. And it’s quite similar in writing. People forget that you’re a human, they just want to give you their advice. “


” There are lots of things going on for teenagers, with exam stress, changing friendship groups, becoming independent, and all those hormone changes affecting you. “



All 7 Emma Healey Quotes about You in picture


Sometimes people ask,
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If you work hard at something, you can forget everything else.
With novels, you
I had tried to write about young women in London who had jobs and boyfriends, and it was so tedious.
People always want to give you advice about parenting. People who you
There are lots of things going on for teenagers, with exam stress, changing friendship groups, becoming independent, and all those hormone changes affecting you.
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