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Samantha Shannon Quotes

Thats delusional, isnt it?
Definitely. But if youre both delusional together, youll be fine.
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It is not that I do not want you. Only that I might want you too much. And for too long

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If I never returned-if you never see me again-it will mean that everything is alright. That I have ended her. But if I return, it will mean I have failed. That there is still danger. And then I will find you

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But if there was a heaven this is what it would have felt like. Touching the aether with my bare hands I could never have anticipated this, not from him

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His dreamscape sent a tongue of fire across my flowers

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Because I don't know whether honesty is better than happiness. Do we sacrifice honesty in order to be happy?

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You seem to attract injuries in the manner that a flower attracts bees.

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No life lived is lost

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I was not really aware of the dystopian genre before I read 'The Handmaid's Tale.' Many poets as well, like John Donne and Emily Dickinson, would be the influences; I specialized in Emily Dickinson at university. Both of those poets have really interesting ways of looking at life and death.

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I was so sure I wanted to be a novelist. I would spend hours and hours every day writing. Little stories about nothing in particular. I recall one about someone with an illness. But my dedication wasn't really healthy, and it reached the point where I wasn't sleeping. My mum would tell me, 'You need to go outside to get some fresh air.'

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I worry that people think you have to go to a university to be a good writer, which is categorically untrue. I don't think I learned how to write at Oxford. I did not go to any creative writing classes or anything.

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I do take this insane pleasure in world-building. I get the world in my head, but I have to make sure everyone else gets it.

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I was born in 1991, and 'Harry Potter' came out in '97, so, you know, I was really obsessed. I used to read them in one night.

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I know what I want to achieve in each book and the major points, but I don't plan right down to the chapters. I think that the characters write themselves in some degree.

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