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Total Quotes : 78
Genesis Stories

The earliest stories in Genesis were not written to tell primeval history. They were written to tell readers about themselves and about God.

- Adam Hamilton

Based Set

Readers often bring a different set of criteria to the work based on the format.

- Adrian Tomine

Made Almost

Readers are made by readers - it is so obvious it is almost banal to say it.

- Aidan Chambers

Clearly Write

Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.

- Albert Camus

Always Preachers

Writers write to influence their readers, their preachers, their auditors, but always, at bottom, to be more themselves.

- Aldous Huxley

Want Find

I want my readers to find their own way.

- Alexandra Stoddard

Love Give

I urge readers to experience things that they love and give up things that are not working.

- Alexandra Stoddard

Grateful Pleased

I'm supremely grateful and seriously pleased that readers enjoy my words.

- Alison Tyler

Reason Very

I find my readers to be very smart, and there is no reason to write dumb.

- Amy Bloom

World Teachers

I get wonderful letters from kids and teachers. I must have the best readers in the world.

- Andrew Clements

Deserve Very

The columnists have a very personal relationship with their readers, and the readers deserve to hear directly from the columnists.

- Andrew Rosenthal

Now Books

All of my books now come from readers' ideas.

- Ann Rule

Rare Thinkers

Readers are plentiful: thinkers are rare.

- Anthony Burgess

See Inevitable

At the end of 'Illusions,' readers should see the inevitable coming.

- Aprilynne Pike

Writing Mysteries

I've included these little jokes and mysteries in my writing for the amusement of readers.

- Armistead Maupin

Love Attitudes

I know what the attitudes of the readers are: These are guys who love women and respect women.

- Christie Hefner

Entertain Get

It's a job. I entertain my readers. I get up in the morning, and I start typing.

- Clive Cussler

Retire Me

I can't retire. My readers won't let me.

- Clive Cussler

Trying Keep

I'm just trying to keep things rich for me creatively and for the readers who follow me.

- Colson Whitehead

Thought Never

I've never thought about the ages of my readers.

- David Macaulay

Children Younger

Children's authors don't talk down or patronise their younger readers.

- John Boyne

Politics Want

I don't want to force my politics on my readers.

- John Grisham

Fiction Witness

Journalism allows its readers to witness history; fiction gives its readers an opportunity to live it.

- John Hersey

Like Motivated

I'm just trying to get kids motivated to be readers by connecting them with a book they like.

- Jon Scieszka

Fiction Endlessly

I feel that there is not an endlessly expandable universe of fiction readers.

- Jonathan Galassi

Tyranny Will

Tyranny will make an entire population into readers of poetry.

- Joseph Brodsky

Trust Would

I would say readers can trust my work more than anyone else's.

- Joseph J. Ellis

World Most

I have the most loyal readers in the world.

- Judy Blume

Like Optimistic

I'm an optimistic person, so I like to leave my readers with a sense of hopefulness.

- Judy Blume

Think Books

I don't think I'm an unkind person, I don't think my books are unkind, and I don't think my readers are unkind.

- Julian Fellowes

Like Things

Listen, people like Brian Bendis did great things for comic readers, great things for comic readers.

- Avi Arad

World May

The world may be full of fourth-rate writers but it's also full of fourth-rate readers.

- Barbara Walters

Own Publication

'Time' is an internationalist publication catering to internationalist readers who are not only interested in their own backyard.

- Bobby Ghosh

Reach Critics

I reach my readers regardless of what the critics have written.

- Irwin Shaw

Publishers Writers

Writers are essential. Readers are essential. Publishers are not.

- J. A. Konrath

Been Inexpensive

I've been saying for years that readers want inexpensive ebooks.

- J. A. Konrath

Amazon Inexpensive

Together, Amazon and I are giving readers what they want - inexpensive, professional ebooks.

- J. A. Konrath

Face Characters

There was no difference between my characters and the life my readers were going to have to face.

- Carl Barks

Institution Longer

Certain readers resented me when they could no longer recognize their territory, their institution.

- Jacques Derrida

Children Call

I was one of those children they used to call 'readers.'

- Cathleen Schine

Truth Given

I've put everything I had and I've given my readers 120 percent, and that's the truth.

- Jan Karon

Want Narrative

I don't want my readers slowed down by long passages of narrative.

- Janet Evanovich

Been Aside

Aside from sales, the letters from readers have been primarily positive.

- Jean M. Auel

Leave Parts

I try to leave out the parts readers skip.

- Elmore Leonard

Family Come

I come from a family of great readers and storytellers.

- Katherine Dunn

Focus Books

I really try to focus on my books and readers.

- Emily Giffin

Consciousness Like

A book, like a landscape, is a state of consciousness varying with readers.

- Ernest Dimnet

Writing About

Readers are what it's all about, aren't they? If not, why am I writing?

- Evan Hunter

World Very

The publishing world is very timid. Readers are much braver.

- Kiran Desai

I Am Difficulty

I am, really, a great writer; my only difficulty is in finding great readers.

- Frank Harris

Want More

There are writers, and there are readers who want something more. They want to get at the grist of life.

- Frank Peretti

More Keep

It is more difficult to keep the attention of hearers than of readers.

- Lascelles Abercrombie

Books Unless

Unless their use by readers bring them to life, books are indeed dead things.

- Lawrence Clark Powell

War Secret

In any event, it's not exactly a secret to regular readers what my views on the war are.

- Garry Trudeau

Being Among

Being a writer can be isolating. It's good to be among readers and booksellers.

- Lev Grossman

Will Read

If you ask 20 different readers why they read, they will all be right.

- Teresa Nielsen Hayden

Joy Give

I don't write to give joy to readers but to give them a conscience.

- Pramoedya Ananta Toer

Passionate Very

I seem to have very few casual readers, only passionate and appreciative ones.

- Mitch Albom

Some Meant

An allegory is not meant to be taken literally. There is a great lack of comprehension on the part of some readers.

- Naguib Mahfouz

Forcing Interested

I'm not interested in forcing my beliefs on my readers.

- Nancy Pickard

Like Cannot

One can't write for all readers. A poet cannot write for people who don't like poetry.

- Nathalie Sarraute

Future Having

The future of publishing is about having connections to readers and the knowledge of what those readers want.

- Seth Godin

Decision Made

I made a decision to write for my readers, not to try to find more readers for my writing.

- Seth Godin

Proud I Write

I'm proud of what I write and feel endorsed by my readers.

- Marian Keyes

Fiction Been

For years, we in publishing have been hearing from Catholic readers that they really yearn for Catholic fiction.

- Regina Doman

Work Theatrical

My relationship with my readers is somewhat theatrical. One of the main things I try to do in my work is delight my readers.

- Mark Leyner

Well Articulate

The kids who speak well, are articulate and intelligent, are all readers.

- Richard Paul Evans

Like Some

I do like to wrap things up and leave some things to the readers' imagination.

- Rick Riordan

Know Poets

Many poets, as you know, are not good readers.

- Robert Giroux

Like Solving

In the first person, the readers feel smart, like it's them solving the case.

- Patricia Cornwell

Honest Rely

I rely heavily on my beta readers' honest critiques.

- Wendy Higgins

Me Means

Higher ebook prices don't benefit me, booksellers or readers, and that means something is really wrong.

- Michael A. Stackpole

Website Interact

My website bulletin board is the place I interact with my readers.

- Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Museum Hoping

I'm hoping that I make readers into museum goers and museum goers into readers.

- Susan Vreeland

Sentence Very

As writers we must, from our very opening sentence, speak with authority to our readers.

- Michael Cunningham

Love I Love

I love connecting with readers!

- Sylvia Day

Meet Lot

I go to a lot of conferences and conventions to meet with readers directly.

- Sylvia Day

Mistake Like

Don't be afraid to make a mistake, your readers might like it.

- William Randolph Hearst