Donna Tartt

Donna Tartt

American writer
I think it's especially important for an editor to say what he's enjoying. For a novelist to be told, midstream, what he's doing right can actually influence the unwritten parts of a novel in a positive way - praise helps a writer know what's good about what he's written, what's interesting and exciting, and what to work for in writing the conclusion.More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
After all, the appeal to stop being yourself, even for a little while, is very greatMore Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It happened in New York, April 10th, nineteen years ago. Even my hand balks at the date. I had to push to write it down, just to keep the pen moving on the paper. It used to be a perfectly ordinary day, but now it sticks up on the calendar like a rusty nail.More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Does such a thing as "the fatal flaw," that showy dark crack running down the middle of a life, exist outside literature?More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
From the window, above the clatter of pots and the slamming of cabinets, Francis was singing, as though it was the happiest song in the world: 'We are the little black sheep who have gone astray . . . Baa baa baa . . . Gentlemen songsters off on a spree . . . Doomed from here to eternity . . .More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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