Donna Tartt

Donna Tartt

American writer
Shakespearean words, foreign words, slang and dialect and made-up phrases from kids on the street corner: English has room for them all. And writers - not just literary writers, but popular writers as well - breathe air into English and keep it lively by making it their own, not by adhering to some style manual that gets handed out to college Freshmen in a composition class.More 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]
I'd rather write one good book than ten mediocre ones.More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Taking on challenging projects is the way that one grows and extends one's range as a writer, one's technical command, so I consider the time well-spentMore Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every new event—everything I did for the rest of my life—would only separate us more and more: days she was no longer a part of, an ever-growing distance between us. Every single day for the rest of my life, she would only be further away.More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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