” I have always been drawn to coming-of-age stories and books and movies featuring compelling young characters. “


” I think it’s important to try to be present with whatever it is you’re doing. And if you can’t be present, take a break. “


” I try to recognize that there is no such thing as having it all – and it’s impossible to be perfect. You just have to let certain things go. “


” Everyone wants to belong, or be a part of something bigger than themselves, but it’s important to follow your heart and be true to yourself in the process. “


” A theme in a lot of my books – and in my own life – is making choices that you feel you should make, or what society wants you to make, as opposed to what is truly right for you. “


” I think it always feels riskier and scarier to go after something you really love and want because the rejection and failure hurts more. “


” To write convincingly, I think you must be able to relate, in some way, to what a character is experiencing. “


” My favorite movie of all-time is ‘Stand By Me,’ and I re-read my favorite young adult books often. “



All 8 Emily Giffin Quotes about You in picture


I have always been drawn to coming-of-age stories and books and movies featuring compelling young characters.
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I try to recognize that there is no such thing as having it all - and it
Everyone wants to belong, or be a part of something bigger than themselves, but it
A theme in a lot of my books - and in my own life - is making choices that you feel you should make, or what society wants you to make, as opposed to what is truly right for you.
I think it always feels riskier and scarier to go after something you really love and want because the rejection and failure hurts more.
To write convincingly, I think you must be able to relate, in some way, to what a character is experiencing.
My favorite movie of all-time is
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