Words matter. These are the best Anne Rice Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
That process by which you become a writer is a pretty lonely one. We don’t have a group apprenticeship like a violinist might training for an orchestra.
Obviously, a writer can’t know everything about what she writes. It’s impossible.
To really ask is to open the door to the whirlwind. The answer may annihilate the question and the questioner.
I claim Dickens as a mentor. He’s my teacher. He’s one of my driving forces.
To write something, you have to risk making a fool of yourself.
I’m definitely more influenced by European writers than I am by American writers, there’s no doubt about that.
When I write something, every word of it is meant. I can’t say it enough.
I’m going to keep on dealing with the supernatural in a lot of ways.
When you make his sandwiches, put a sexy or loving note in his lunch box.
I enjoy the Web site a lot and I like being able to talk to my readers. I’ve always had a very close relationship with them.
Dickens is a very underrated writer at the moment. Everyone in his time admired him but I think right now he’s not spoken of enough.
Obsession led me to write. It’s been that way with every book I’ve ever written. I become completely consumed by a theme, by characters, by a desire to meet a challenge.
I was obsessed with religious questions, the basics: Why are we here? Why is the world so beautiful?
I’m always looking, and I’m always asking questions.
You reach deep down and bring up what feels absolutely authentic to you as you move along with the book, but you don’t know everything about it. You can’t.
Very few beings really seek knowledge in this world. Mortal or immortal, few really ASK. On the contrary, they try to wring from the unknown the answers they have already shaped in their own minds.
You can look at the New York Times Bestseller List and you can be pretty sure that the writers on that list don’t know each other very well.
I read The Old Curiosity Shop before I began Blackwood Farm. I was amazed at the utter madness in that book.
I do not read the ancient languages, but I am beginning to study Greek.
Memnoch the Devil happen to be my favorite of all The Vampire Chronicles.
Invest in a feather duster – the possibilities are endless.
People who cease to believe in God or goodness altogether still believe in the devil. I don’t know why. No, I do indeed know why. Evil is always possible. And goodness is eternally difficult.
The only pain in pleasure is the pleasure of the pain.
There may be writing groups where people meet but it’s occasional. You really do it all at your own computer or your own typewriter by yourself.
The world doesn’t need any more mediocrity or hedged bets.