” You find a lot of junk when you’re searching through lost and tossed photo ephemera, but every so often you’ll find a gem, a wallet-sized masterpiece you’re certain could hang on the wall of a gallery if only someone with a name had taken it. Find one or two of those and you’re hooked for life. “


” You’ll find a lot of rich detail in people’s personal histories – diaries and journals and things of the era. “


” It was at a big swap meet that I discovered you could buy other people’s old discarded family photos and vacation pictures for pretty cheap – a quarter, 50 cents, five bucks for a really nice one. “


” Just the textures of things are really important to me as I’m writing, I think atmospherics and visuals can have such emotional impact if you can harness the thematic thread between how scenes look and how your characters feel. I like to tug on that thread. “


” Creepy is better than just plain scary because you can’t look away from creepy – you want to know the truth! “


” John Bellairs’s young adult mysteries were great – and super creepy. “


” Ghost stories and Sherlock Holmes mysteries were great. And I had a major soft spot for those ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ books. “



All 7 Ransom Riggs Quotes about You in picture


You find a lot of junk when you
You


It was at a big swap meet that I discovered you could buy other people
Just the textures of things are really important to me as I
Creepy is better than just plain scary because you can
John Bellairs
Ghost stories and Sherlock Holmes mysteries were great. And I had a major soft spot for those
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