Agatha Christie Writing Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 29 Quotes About Agatha Christie Writing

#1. To say that Agatha Christie's characters are cardboard cut-outs is an insult to cardboard cut-outs. - Author: Ruth Rendell
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#2. Writing is a great comfort to people like me, who are unsure of themselves and have trouble expressing themselves properly. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#3. Normally, as long as I'm telling him what to do, he wins in a fight. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#4. God bless my soul, woman, the more personal you are the better! This is a story of human beings - not dummies! Be personal - be prejudiced - be catty - be anything you please! Write the thing your own way. We can always prune out the bits that are libellous afterwards! - Author: Agatha Christie
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#5. I mean, what can you say about how you write your books? What I mean is, first you've got to think of something, and then when you've thought of it you've got to force yourself to sit down and write it. That's all." ~ Mrs. Oliver - Author: Agatha Christie
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#6. The best time for planning a book is while you're doing the dishes. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#7. It was a temporary state of grace, this upwelling of suspense and happiness, but I knew that every feeling I'd ever had was and would be temporary. - Author: Christine Sneed
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#8. I can't imagine why everybody is always so keen for authors to talk about writing. I should have thought it was an author's business to write, not talk. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#9. Three months seems to me quite a reasonable time to complete a book, if one can get right down to it. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#10. Plots come to me at such odd moments, when I am walking along the street, or examining a hat shop ... suddenly a splendid idea comes into my head. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#11. Agatha Christie's writing is incredibly skillful because her books are incredibly intellectually puzzling and challenging. - Author: Sophie Hannah
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#12. In old days the public didn't really mind much about accuracy, but nowadays readers take it upon themselves to write to authors on every possible occasion, pointing out flaws. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#13. I think that certainly my choices empower me. - Author: Kyra Sedgwick
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#14. My choice of films has never been governed by money. That is perhaps why I don't have a very fancy bank account. I'd rather get respect and creative satisfaction through my work than just earn money. - Author: Katrina Kaif
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#15. All I needed was a steady table and a typewriter ... a marble-topped bedroom washstand table made a good place; the dining-room table between meals was also suitable. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#16. Will you be so kind, Mademoiselle, as to write down your permanent address on this piece of paper?' She complied. Her writing was clear and legible. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#17. She was a lucky woman who had established a happy knack of writing what quite a lot of people wanted to read. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#18. There you are, Ariadne," said Robin. "The whole plot of your next novel presented to you. All you'll have to do is work in a few false clues, and - of course - do the actual writing. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#19. If there's one thing the divas have shown it is that to indulge your passions fully is to know yourself completely. Only then can you treat the rest of the world
its people, its ecosystems, its politics
with provocative wit and compassion. - Author: Holly Morris
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#20. I've always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worry and only half the royalties. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#21. I have never been able to read Agatha Christie - the pleasure is purely in the puzzle, and the reader is toyed with by someone who didn't decide herself who the killer was until the end of the writing. - Author: A.S. Byatt
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#22. Try as I might, Agatha Christie is unique. The actual writing style can't be exactly the same, so instead of trying to replicate it exactly, the way I got around it was by inventing a new narrator. - Author: Sophie Hannah
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#23. There was a moment when I changed from an amateur to a professional. I assumed the burden of a profession, which is to write even when you don't want to, don't much like what you're writing, and aren't writing particularly well. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#24. I've seen some very beautiful drag queens. - Author: Bebe Neuwirth
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#25. I, myself, was always recognized ... as the "slow one" in the family. It was quite true, and I knew it and accepted it. Writing and spelling were always terribly difficult for me. My letters were without originality. I was ... an extraordinarily bad speller and have remained so until this day. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#26. The contemporary historian never writes such a true history as the historian of a later generation. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#27. If your opponent is tapping, your technique is good. If he is not tapping, your technique sucks. - Author: Carlson Gracie
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#28. The urge to write one's autobiography, so I have been told, overtakes everyone sooner or later. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#29. You have a great advantage as a writer, Monsieur,' said Poirot. 'You can relieve your feelings by expedient of the printed word. You have the power of the pen over your enemies. - Author: Agatha Christie
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