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Kate DiCamillo Quotes

Kate DiCamillo Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Kate DiCamillo
Type:
Author
Nationality:
American
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    Every well-written book is a light for me. When you write, you use other writers and their books as guides in the wilderness. Kate_DiCamilloKate DiCamillo
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    Everything I write comes from my childhood in one way or another. I am forever drawing on the sense of mystery and wonder and possibility that pervaded that time of my life. Kate_DiCamilloKate DiCamillo
  • 3
    I am busier now than I ever imagined I would be, but I feel blessed in that I have found what I am supposed to be doing with my life. It's wonderful to tell stories and have people listen to them. Kate_DiCamilloKate DiCamillo
  • 4
    I am single and childless, but I have lots of friends and I am an aunt to three lovely children. Kate_DiCamilloKate DiCamillo
  • 5
    I didn't know anything about writing a screenplay, but somehow I ended up rewriting a screenplay. Kate_DiCamilloKate DiCamillo
  • 6
    I hate to cook and love to eat. Kate_DiCamilloKate DiCamillo
  • 7
    I have a Bachelor of Arts in English, which means I had a lot of formal training in reading. Kate_DiCamilloKate DiCamillo
  • 8
    I have done quite a few signings at bookstores, libraries and conferences. I have received phone calls and letters from people who liked the book. Kate_DiCamilloKate DiCamillo
  • 9
    I think of myself as an enormously lucky person. Kate_DiCamilloKate DiCamillo
  • 10
    I thought I was going nowhere. Now I can see there was a pattern. Kate_DiCamilloKate DiCamillo
  • 11
    I was born in Philadelphia and currently live in Minneapolis. I write for both children and adults. Kate_DiCamilloKate DiCamillo
  • 12
    Ideally, I'd like to work part time at the bookstore. That would give me more time to contend with all the office work of writing. Kate_DiCamilloKate DiCamillo
  • 13
    It distresses me that parents insist that their children read or make them read. The best way for children to treasure reading is to see the adults in their lives reading for their own pleasure. Kate_DiCamilloKate DiCamillo
  • 14
    My father leaving the family shaped who I was and how I looked at the world. By the same token, my father telling me fairy tales that he had made up shaped me profoundly, too. Kate_DiCamilloKate DiCamillo
  • 15
    My goal is two pages a day, five days a week. I never want to write, but I'm always glad that I have done it. After I write, I go to work at the bookstore. Kate_DiCamilloKate DiCamillo
  • 16
    Reading should not be presented to children as a chore, a duty. It should be offered as a gift. Kate_DiCamilloKate DiCamillo
  • 17
    The story is about what happens when you share your heart with somebody else; it is also about the danger of keeping things locked up. Kate_DiCamilloKate DiCamillo
  • 18
    Understand, I had absolutely no interest in writing; I wanted to be a Writer. Kate_DiCamilloKate DiCamillo