When we first came to America, our publisher suggested we use my husband’s name [H.A. Rey] because the children’s book field was so dominated by women. They thought it would sell better. After a time, I thought, 'Why the devil did I do that?’ so since then my name has appeared also.
• Margret Rey •
For me, being a writer was never a choice. I was born one. All through my childhood I wrote short stories and stuffed them in drawers. I wrote on everything. I didn't do my homework so I could write.
• Laura Hillenbrand •
If you were me, then I'd be you, and if I were you, then I'd hide somewhere far away.
• Eoin Colfer •
Ideas are easy. It's the execution of ideas that really separates the sheep from the goats.
• Sue Grafton •
A writer should have the precision of a poet and the imagination of a scientist.
• Vladimir Nabokov •