Celebrating the A to Z Blogging Challenge with quotations on the writing life.
When you sell a man a book you don’t sell just twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue—you sell him a whole new life. Love and friendship and humour and ships at sea by night—there’s all heaven and earth in a book, a real book.
I am increasingly aware that time–free time, in particular–is a precious commodity. The fact that someone would spend theirs reading my novels is both humbling and motivating.
Readers deserve my very best as a storyteller–they deserve a real book.