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Daniel Pinkwater Quotes

All my books were easy to write - doesn't it show?

Hoboken is a neat place.

I imagine a child. That child is me. I can reconstruct and vividly remember portions of my own childhood. I can see, taste, smell, feel, and hear them. Then what I do is, not write about that kid or about his world, but start to think of a book that would have pleased him.

I sort of always like to write starting with when I learned how.

I went to college, but I learned to write by reading - and writing.

I'd always liked to write, but I never wanted to be a writer, because it seemed a sissy occupation. It is. To this day, I find it terribly easy. And so, rather than trying to hunt up a text, I just wrote one.

Mr. Breton didn't know about location, location, location.

Read a lot. Write a lot. Have fun.

Some women have said, 'Gee, here I am getting involved with this fat guy, what will people think of me?' But they were converted and sometimes surprised.

Well you know, it's true that as a fat person I run a greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, and a number of other things. But guess what? The amount of that risk is almost infinitessimal!

Werewolves are much more common animals than you might think.

Writing and telling are almost the same, the way I do it.