” If you aren’t having fun, if you aren’t anxious to find out what happens next as you write, then not only will you run out of steam on the story, but you won’t be able to entertain anyone else, either. “


” Most important of all, there is no right or wrong way to write – there’s only what works for you. I was taught to write every day, but I know a writer (a bestseller at that!) who only writes on weekends. “


” I’ve written short stories in first person, but you have so much more control writing in third person. Third person, you know what everybody’s thinking. First person is very limiting, and I could never sustain a first person novel before. “


” What happens to each of my female heroes, certainly, is they find something bigger than themselves that they are honored to serve. It’s not giving up your family. “


” You have an audience that is fairly well grounded in the real world. You serve them and yourself best by making everything as real as possible. “


” The fantasy that appeals most to people is the kind that’s rooted thoroughly in somebody looking around a corner and thinking, ‘What if I wandered into this writer’s people here?’ If you’ve done your job and made your people and your settings well enough, that adds an extra dimension that you can’t buy. “


” Anyone who tells you they don’t need to rewrite, they’re usually the ones who need it worst. “


” I’m of the Samuel Goldwyn school of writing: If you need to send a message, call Western Union. Any messages people take away from my books are the ones they see in them. “



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