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Daniel Pinkwater
November 15, 1941 -
Category: Author

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.


Werewolves are much more common animals than you might think.


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


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


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


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.


Hoboken is a neat place.


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.


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


Read a lot. Write a lot. Have fun.


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!


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


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