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Caroline Leavitt Quotes

Im big on story structure. I studied with John Truby, who mapped out story by means of moral wants and needs, and thats what I do. Hey, so does John Irving.
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Everyone thinks that a new place or a new identity will jumpstart a new life.

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I think I became a writer because of my love of stories and an inability to stop asking, 'What if?'

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I call Algonquin Books 'the gods and goddesses of publishing.' Not only did they give me a career, they care deeply about every writer in their flock.

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My dirty little secret is I don't drive at all, though I have my license and I renew it every five years. I'm phobic. I keep worrying if I drive, I'll end up killing someone. I hoped that by writing about a car crash, I might understand and heal this phobia, but I didn't! I'm still phobic.

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I know another New York Times bestselling author - Beth Kephart - she self-published one of her books.

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My first husband was a serial cheater.

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The dead can't change, but you can.

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I absolutely want and prize and love and revere every single media review I get, but if I got 50 reviews from major newspapers and one review from Amazon, I still would feel a little weird: 'What's going on? Why aren't people responding?'

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Indie bookstores love writers as much as they love readers, and there is something about a community store, where you walk in, you feel known, and the delight in books is just infectious.

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While some of the big publishers might give out 200,000 advances, if your book does not hit some of the lists in the second week, they stop paying attention to you.

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I cried to my mother that I wanted to go to Hebrew school; I wanted Jewish friends. But when my mother took me, the kids there all knew each other, and somehow I was even more of an outcast.

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I'm big on story structure. I studied with John Truby, who mapped out story by means of moral wants and needs, and that's what I do. Hey, so does John Irving.

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Never be with anyone you couldn't imagine yourself being able to live without.

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I always think that in a big city, anything is possible, including reinventing yourself.

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I write about the things that haunt or obsess me.

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There have been years where I've had to take a real job and I wrote during slow times and lunches. I think never forgetting how lucky I am to be able to do something I love has really fueled me.

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I think my stubbornness has served me well. I just knew at an early age what I wanted to do and I was determined to be able to make it happen, no matter how long it took.

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I have to admit that many of the relationships I write about are destructive, but that's the yin to the yang of a good relationship. Maybe you have to experience the terrible ones to appreciate the good unions!

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I've always had a clear sense that time is short and we need to live as fully as we can in every moment.

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I think the Internet has made things a lot easier. Twitter and Facebook let you really connect to your readers effortlessly!

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