Sara Paretsky Quotes


33 Sara Paretsky quotes:



"My parents were liberal intellectuals but even they expected me to stay at home and look after my younger siblings and do the housework."
"No agent wants to see a book until he or she has decided whether to pursue the relationship."
"People have less privacy and are crammed together in cities, but in the wide open spaces they secretly keep tabs on each other a lot more."
"Reviewers said Ghost Country was rich, astonishing and affecting in the way it blended comedy, magic, and a gritty urban realism in a breathtaking ride along Chicago's mean streets."
"Sisters in Crime now has more than 4,000 members worldwide."
"Sometimes I panic and think I can't really write."
"Sometimes I think I'm a one-trick pony because I'm not very inventive about new ways of telling stories."
"The best source for finding an agent is called Literary Agents of North America. It's a complete list of agents, not only by name and address, but by type of book they represent and by what their submission criteria are."
"The crime novel has always been my favourite genre."
"The possibility of bringing white-collar criminals to justice is ever receding over the horizon."
"White-collar crime gets more outrageous by the second in America."
"Write what you care about."
"You get weird and unsettling behaviour in the country."



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