Ann Beattie Quotes

Ann Beattie Quotes: You put a character out there and you're in their power. You're in trouble if they're in yours.
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Ann Beattie Quote: I think almost always that what gets me going with a story is the atmosphere, the visual imagery, and then I people it with characters, not the other way around.
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Quotes about Ann Beattie: While I would agree that I write about serious subjects, and that they're not necessarily the most pleasant subjects or even the most pleasant people, as a writer I just think about the humorous aspects of these things - that's what keeps me going when I'm writing a story.
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Quote about Ann Beattie: Also minimalism is a term that all of us who share so little in common and who are lumped together as minimalists are not terribly happy with.
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Ann Beattie Sayings: Quite often my narrator or protagonist may be a man, but I'm not sure he's the more interesting character, or if the more complex character isn't the woman.
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Ann Beattie Saying: the real killer was when you married the wrong person but had the right children.
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Sayings about Ann Beattie: If you could have a book called My Favorite Six Stories, I don't think I'd have trouble doing that.
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Saying about Ann Beattie: When I was teaching at Harvard in the 1970s, I went to Project Incorporated in Cambridge and took photography classes. I didn't even know how to aim the camera in those days.
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