Jackie Collins Quotes


37 Jackie Collins quotes:



"My weakness is wearing too much leopard print."
"My philosophy is, unless you're sick and need help, why bother?"
"People are intrigued by fame, power and wealth and I think Hollywood is the only place where you get all three together."
"The biggest critics of my books are people who never read them."
"The husbands, who sometimes have another family who's grown, are going, Now I can spend time with my baby. Oh yeah, I bet your other family is really thrilled."
"Agents are essential, because publishers will not read unsolicited manuscripts."
"All of my books have the potential to become movies, it's just a question of finding a studio who wants to get behind me and put up the money to make the movie."
"Authors change publishers because it's like being married for a long time and suddenly you want to go out and have a wild affair! No, not seriously, sometimes the deal is more interesting with a new publisher, and other times they have more enthusiasm for your books."
"Brittany Murphy... who knows if she's going to be around. Kirsten Dunst, I think she's really boring. Reese Witherspoon? She can open a movie."
"Do not copy my style! The first rule of writing is write about what you know, not what you think you know. So, think about what you've done in your life and write about that."
"I am currently talking to one of the studios about making American Star as a TV series."
"I consider everywhere I go research, so you will be reading about the Bahamas in a future novel! That's because I like to take my readers with me!"
"I don't believe in writing anything that I don't know about or haven't researched about personally. I like to transport the reader to places, and in order to do that I have to do the research."
"I have considered rap music stars, and there is one in my new book, Lovers and Players, and there is also a hip-hop music mogul who I think you will like a lot."
"I have this theory that people in Hollywood don't read. They read 'Vanity Fair' and then consider themselves terribly well read. I think I can basically write about anybody without getting caught."
"I have visited Australia several times, and I always try to make a point of going to Melbourne because it's almost my favorite city there, Melbourne and Sydney. But I shouldn't say that because I haven't been everywhere-and I'm very fond of Perth too!"
"I have written 20 books, and each one is like having a baby. Writing is not easy; some people want to write books but just can't put a story together. I can put together a story that interests both me and my readers."
"I know that I am very popular in Holland, in fact I have visited Amsterdam several times to publicize my books. I have a great publisher in Holland and they have published all of my books in Dutch."
"I managed to take a family trip to the Bahamas and it was quite lovely."
"I really fall in love with my characters, even the bad ones. I love getting together with them. They tell me what to do; they take me on a wild and wonderful trip."



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