Writing Quotes by Mark Haddon

Jan 12, 2013, 0 Comments

A collection of Writing Quotes by Mark Haddon

Writing Quote by Mark Haddon - I don't remember deciding to become a writer. You decide to become a dentist or a postman. For me, writing is like being gay. You finally admit that this is who you are, you come out and hope that no one runs away.Writing Quote by Mark Haddon - I started writing books for children because I could illustrate them myself and because, in my innocence, I thought they'd be easier.Writing Quote by Mark Haddon - Jane Austen was writing about boring people with desperately limited lives. We forget this because we've seen too many of her books on screen.Writing Quote by Mark Haddon - Most of my work consisted of crossing out. Crossing out was the secret of all good writing.Writing Quote by Mark Haddon - When I was writing for children, I was writing genre fiction. It was like making a good chair. It needed four legs of the same length, it had to be the right height and it had to be comfortable.Writing Quote by Mark Haddon - Writing for children is bloody difficult; books for children are as complex as their adult counterparts, and they should therefore be accorded the same respect.

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