Bernard Cornwell Quotes


29 Bernard Cornwell quotes:



"I start early - usually by 5 am, and work through to 5 pm, with breaks for lunch, boring exercise, etc etc. But it's usually a full day."
"It's better than 9 to 5 because I'm my own boss so I can take off when I want to, and the dress code is non-existent and the commute is terrific."
"I'm a success inasmuch that I enjoy my life, which is an enormous blessing and that doesn't depend on commercial success (though I wouldn't be such a fool as to deny that it helps)."
"I did a TV series for the British History Channel a few years ago and for a few weeks afterwards I was accosted by folk in Britain wanting to talk, which was flattering, but the memory faded and blessed anonymity returned."
Author: Cornwell Quotes Category: Memory Quotes
"Then you start another book and suddenly the galley proofs of the last one come in and you have to wrench your attention away from what you're writing and try to remember what you were thinking when you wrote the previous one."
"Not sure what I'd so with a notebook other than swat flies. If I want a break I'd rather go down to Stage Harbor and talk boats."
"Book tours and research provide a lot of travel - too much, I sometimes think, but we do take vacations."
"Mind you, even in places where I'm much better known, I walk in anonymity, mainly because folks know authors' names, but not their faces."
"The discrepancy is entirely based, I think, on the fact that I write best when I'm writing about what I know, and that is British history."



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