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Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Neftzger: Hope always blooms. Hope always blooms. Amy Neftzger
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: There is no such thing as a good There is no such thing as a good writer and a bad liar. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: Some people bounced back from a train wreck Some people bounced back from a train wreck and some people couldn't get over a bee sting. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: I learned how to write television scripts the I learned how to write television scripts the same way I have learned to do almost everything else in my entire life, which is by reading. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: I usually don't have to do a lot I usually don't have to do a lot of research in my work, as I'm writing about something I'm already familiar with. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: The past is a candle at great distance: The past is a candle at great distance: too close to let you quit, too far to comfort you. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: I think the impulse to get to the I think the impulse to get to the heart of the story and to tell it well is in my genes. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: She suffered from the opposite of "phantom limb" She suffered from the opposite of "phantom limb" syndrome; something essential appeared to be present, but it was not. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: 'Lucky Us' ends with a description of a 'Lucky Us' ends with a description of a photograph of the novel's fictional family. I could never get enough of my own family photo albums. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: There are two trilogies I admire: Robertson Davies's There are two trilogies I admire: Robertson Davies's 'The Deptford Trilogy' and Philip Pullman's 'His Dark Materials.' — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: My target audience is anyone who finds the My target audience is anyone who finds the world interesting and human behavior fascinating, terrible, inspiring, funny, and occasionally, mysterious. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: Intimacy is being seen and known as the Intimacy is being seen and known as the person you truly are. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: My writing process, such as it is, consists My writing process, such as it is, consists of a lot of noodling, procrastinating, dawdling, and avoiding. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: Love is not a pie. Love is not a pie. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: I didn't think being a writer was a I didn't think being a writer was a fancy thing. It was a job like any other job, except apparently you could do it at home. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: These were my people: the abandoned, the unloved, These were my people: the abandoned, the unloved, the phenomenally unlucky. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: Training to be a therapist teaches you to Training to be a therapist teaches you to shut up and listen, and that is certainly useful as a writer. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: Eviction," Frieda said. "You can't pay, you can't Eviction," Frieda said. "You can't pay, you can't stay." She said in Yiddish, "Es iz shver tzu makhen a leben." It's hard to make a living. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: I do not say what I feel, and I do not say what I feel, and people often take that for shyness, even kindness. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: We live and we love the world, Lillian We live and we love the world, Lillian thinks, and we kid ourselves that the world loves us back. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: When I was a little girl, I thought When I was a little girl, I thought I was Sydney Carton in Dickens' 'A Tale of Two Cities.' I don't think anyone else did. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: Literature is one of the best allies of Literature is one of the best allies of virtue and promoters of happiness. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: It was a festival of maternal love, all It was a festival of maternal love, all day, every day. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: All intimacy is rare-that's what makes it precious. All intimacy is rare-that's what makes it precious. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: I wasn't surprised to find myself in the I wasn't surprised to find myself in the back of Mr. Klein's store, wearing only my undershirt and panties, surrounded by sable. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: Aging is a chance to make what was Aging is a chance to make what was good, great; and what was never so good, better. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: Bad people doing bad things is not interesting. Bad people doing bad things is not interesting. What I find interesting is good people doing bad things. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: The great pleasure for me in writing short The great pleasure for me in writing short stories is the fierce, elegant challenge. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: I think the most important thing in the I think the most important thing in the world is being brave. I'd rathe be brave than beautiful. Hell, I'd settle for acting brave. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: The truth is I never think of any The truth is I never think of any subject as taboo. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: married. Edgar went back into the parlor married. Edgar went back into the parlor — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: Be real and be unashamed, even of your Be real and be unashamed, even of your faults. I do truly know what my husband is made of and vice versa. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: They danced as though they'd been waiting all They danced as though they'd been waiting all their lives for each song. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: The Old West, mysterious, serious, with great beauty The Old West, mysterious, serious, with great beauty at every vista and terrible things happening whenever any people appeared.) — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: I couldn't ask her anything. There wasn't a I couldn't ask her anything. There wasn't a single question to which I'd get the answer I wanted. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: If the characters are not alive to me, If the characters are not alive to me, it doesn't matter how good the sentences are. It just becomes all cake and no frosting. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: Great sex is not a pleasant soak in Great sex is not a pleasant soak in the tub, with the scented candle burning. Great sex is more like a bomb exploding inside your right mind. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: Everyone has two memories. The one you can Everyone has two memories. The one you can tell and the one that is stuck to the underside of that, the dark, tarry smear of what happened. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: Dialogue is not conversation. It is conversation's greatest Dialogue is not conversation. It is conversation's greatest hits. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: But in the morning everything can, and must, But in the morning everything can, and must, be seen. Daylight takes us; it peels us like fruit. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: Be real and unashamed. Even of your faults. Be real and unashamed. Even of your faults. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: If I had been a more realistic and If I had been a more realistic and reasonable person, if I had not been twenty-one and still fooling myself, I would have said, Wait. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: You know, the crisis passes, the crucible cools, You know, the crisis passes, the crucible cools, and there we are, slightly improved, not much altered. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: I do my business in the morning, and I do my business in the morning, and then at 2 P.M., I write fiction for the rest of the day. I like my husband, so I don't work at weekends. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: For me, the short story is the depth For me, the short story is the depth of a novel, the breadth of a poem, and, as you come to the last few paragraphs, the experience of surprise. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: Is it better for a woman to marry Is it better for a woman to marry a man who loves her than a man she loves. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: The greatest struggle in my life is between The greatest struggle in my life is between a dignified silence and having my say — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: Moving forward only because backward wasn't possible. Moving forward only because backward wasn't possible. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: Memory seems as faulty, as misunderstood and misguided, Memory seems as faulty, as misunderstood and misguided, as every other thought or spasm that passes through us. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: I'm overall a big fan of President Obama. I'm overall a big fan of President Obama. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: You cannot fake effort; talent is great, but You cannot fake effort; talent is great, but perseverance is necessary. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: I assume as a writer that most of I assume as a writer that most of the time I'm going to fall down and fail. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: We have our insides and our outsides, and We have our insides and our outsides, and I find the struggles between the two, as well as the occasions of harmony between the two, fascinating. — Amy Bloom
Amy Bloom Quotes By Amy Bloom: People," he said. "They can't be underestimated. People," he said. "They can't be underestimated. — Amy Bloom