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Daniel Pinkwater

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Occupation Rather Sissy

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.

- Daniel Pinkwater

Books Show Were

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

- Daniel Pinkwater

Place Neat

Hoboken is a neat place.

- Daniel Pinkwater

Know About Mr

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

- Daniel Pinkwater

Have Fun Read Lot

Read a lot. Write a lot. Have fun.

- Daniel Pinkwater

Kid Taste Own

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.

- Daniel Pinkwater

Same Almost Telling

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

- Daniel Pinkwater

Writing College Learned

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

- Daniel Pinkwater

Think Here Some

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.

- Daniel Pinkwater

Think More Common

Werewolves are much more common animals than you might think.

- Daniel Pinkwater

Always Like How

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

- Daniel Pinkwater

Disease Other Amount

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!

- Daniel Pinkwater