” If your parent is deployed and you are that young, you spend the whole time wondering where they are and waiting for them to come home. As time passes and the absence is longer and longer, you become more and more concerned – but you don’t really have the words to express your concern. There’s only this continued absence. “


” Telling a story in a futuristic world gives you this freedom to explore things that bother you in contemporary times. “


” I think people respond to dystopian stories because they’re ways of acting out anxieties that we have and fears that we have about the future. So much media’s coming at you over the Internet, your brain gets overloaded. You don’t know what to do with it. And one thing you can do with it is read a story. “


” I think it’s very uncomfortable for people to talk to children about war, and so they don’t because it’s easier not to. But then you have young people at eighteen who are enlisting in the army, and they really don’t have the slightest idea what they’re getting into. “


” Any time you read a book and get attached to the characters, to me it’s always a shock when it goes from page to screen and it’s not exactly what was in my head or what I was imagining it should be. “


” All the writing elements are the same. You need to tell a good story… You’ve got good characters… People think there’s some dramatic difference between writing ‘Little Bear’ and the ‘Hunger Games,’ and as a writer, for me, there isn’t. “


” When I was young, I was trained in stage fighting and rapier and dagger for several years. “



All 7 Suzanne Collins Quotes about You in picture


If your parent is deployed and you are that young, you spend the whole time wondering where they are and waiting for them to come home. As time passes and the absence is longer and longer, you become more and more concerned - but you don
Telling a story in a futuristic world gives you this freedom to explore things that bother you in contemporary times.
I think people respond to dystopian stories because they
I think it
Any time you read a book and get attached to the characters, to me it
All the writing elements are the same. You need to tell a good story... You
When I was young, I was trained in stage fighting and rapier and dagger for several years.

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