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Karin Slaughter

American,  Writer
Total Quotes : 26
Fly Risks Take

Graphic novels let you take risks that just wouldn't fly in the conventional book form.

- Karin Slaughter

Book Thought Read

Every writer I know got their start in a library somewhere. We read a book, and we thought, 'I want to do that.'

- Karin Slaughter

Small Big Chelsea

Even if you live in a big city, everybody lives in a small town. We identify ourselves by our neighborhoods - 'I live in the Village, or in Chelsea.'

- Karin Slaughter

Pretty Some Works

As the youngest of three girls, most of my childhood works were revenge fantasies against my older sisters, so of course the sisters in 'Pretty Girls' share some similarities to my own.

- Karin Slaughter

Love Characters Southerner

As a Southerner, I love obstacles for my characters.

- Karin Slaughter

Reading Always Read

I always try to block out an hour or so a day to read. Being a writer is a job, and reading helps train my brain in the right direction.

- Karin Slaughter

High Been How

Anyone who's been to high school with teenage girls knows how horrible girls can be.

- Karin Slaughter

Behind Access How Far

For many children, the library represents their only access to books, reading, and the Internet outside of their home. If you think about how far behind a child would be without access to these fundamental tools - tools that are vital to successful employment later in life - it's a travesty.

- Karin Slaughter

Door Away Used

I'm extremely introverted. I used to think it was shyness, but I got over that, so it must be door No. 2. It's still hard for me to be away from home much, and I have to make sure I get lots of time alone in my room when I'm touring.

- Karin Slaughter

Love Twins I Love

I love twins stories.

- Karin Slaughter

I Think Fiction Great Way

I think crime fiction is a great way to talk about social issues, whether 'To Kill A Mockingbird' or 'The Lovely Bones;' violence is a way to open up that information you want to get out to the reader.

- Karin Slaughter

Think I Think Some

I think some people are good at being alone, and some people aren't, and as a child, I really liked it.

- Karin Slaughter

Think Curious I Think

I think a lot of people are curious about what makes people do what they do, and I guess my curiosity isn't hidden in any way.

- Karin Slaughter

City Big Through

I started Save the Libraries in 2010 by hosting a big fundraiser in my city library of DeKalb County in Atlanta. Through that, I learned that even with fundraisers, libraries often don't make money - they just barely break even.

- Karin Slaughter

Think I Think Some

I never felt isolated; I just liked being alone. I think that some people are good at being alone, and some people aren't, and as a child, I really liked it.

- Karin Slaughter

Powerful Dark Writers

Women who write thrillers are called 'dark.' Male writers are called 'powerful.'

- Karin Slaughter

Good Works Putting

If I wasn't a writer, I would probably be a watchmaker. I like putting puzzles together, and that is what a watch is, figuring out how all the gears and everything else works together. I'm patient and good at focusing on a single task.

- Karin Slaughter

Reading Still Which

If there is still an American dream, reading is one of the bootstraps by which we can all pull ourselves up.

- Karin Slaughter

Father Lasts About

My father and his eight siblings grew up in the kind of poverty that Americans don't like to talk about unless a natural disaster like Hurricane Katrina strikes, and then the conversation only lasts as long as the news cycle. His family squatted in shacks. The children scavenged for food.

- Karin Slaughter

Love Advantage Been

I love puns. I've been known to turn the car around just to take advantage of a good pun situation. It really is the highest form of humor.

- Karin Slaughter