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All the novels involve some kind of pain and some kind of special difficulty.
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Dickens is a very underrated writer at the moment. Everyone in his time admired him but I think right now he's not spoken of enough.
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Evil is always possible. Goodness is a difficulty.
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First-person narrators is the way I know how to write a book with the greatest power and chance of artistic success.
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I am no Evangelist. I am an artist who wants to make the most significant art I can make. And for this art to have value, it must be utterly true to the spirit of Christ as I have received it.
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I broke with my religion in college.
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I can't get very far away from Christianity, I can't get very far away from the angels and the saints. I work them in always, in some way.
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I can't keep up with Stephen King's output.
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I claim Dickens as a mentor. He's my teacher. He's one of my driving forces.
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I do not read the ancient languages, but I am beginning to study Greek.
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I do want to go another way - to write something completely different.
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I enjoy the Web site a lot and I like being able to talk to my readers. I've always had a very close relationship with them.
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I feel like an outsider, and I always will feel like one. I've always felt that I wasn't a member of any particular group.
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I gave up on the big screen. The Witching Hour was at Warner Bros. for 10 years and it just didn't work out.
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I have a big study and a huge library and I have a very comfortable writing situation.
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I have a reader line where people leave messages. I have been told that people are selling those advance reader copies on eBay for a lot of money. News reaches my ears.
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I have a very big family - Irish-Catholic - and close friends.
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I hope readers who do not come from a religious background will take away a sense of Jesus, the Jew, and Jesus, the child of miracles.
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I hope readers will come away caring passionately about this character, Jesus Christ, and wanting to know infinitely more about Him.
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I know nothing of God or the Devil. I have never seen a vision nor learned a secret that would damn or save my soul.
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I love New Orleans physically. I love the trees and the balmy air and the beautiful days. I have a beautiful house here.
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I loved words. I love to sing them and speak them and even now, I must admit, I have fallen into the joy of writing them.
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I read The Old Curiosity Shop before I began Blackwood Farm. I was amazed at the utter madness in that book.
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I think that the readers of the books very much appreciate the artwork. I've loved it.I've been excited about every cover.
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I thought The Shining was just absolutely wonderful. Stephen King reaches all kinds of people. In the beginning he was just dismissed out of hand, which was terrible.
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I want to love all the children of God - Christian, Jew, Moslem, Hindu, Buddhist - everyone. I want to love gay Christians and straight Christians.
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I want to see the Lestat people again. I want to wear my black velvet gown. It will be the last time I will be with Goth kids.
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I was and am scared of being dismissed. But I will go on writing the best books I can possibly write about this subject no matter what happens.
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I was conscious of the intimacy of Lestat. I was really with him, I felt really, really, really close to him.
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I was obsessed with religious questions, the basics: Why are we here? Why is the world so beautiful?
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I went back to the church in 1998, so I have been a practicing Catholic ever since. I'm a very loyal Catholic.
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I wish we had more visible Christian and Catholic leaders who talked about love.
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I worked within the strictures of what we have been taught about Christ the Lord. That's why I used the title.
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I'm always looking, and I'm always asking questions.
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I'm definitely more influenced by European writers than I am by American writers, there's no doubt about that.
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I'm fascinated by almost any mythology that I can get my hands on.
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I'm going to keep on dealing with the supernatural in a lot of ways.
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I'm usually working on my own mythology, my own realm of created characters. Stories in mythology inspire me, though I may not be conscious of it.
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I've always liked to go out and do signings. We're going to go on tour on Oct. 26 and I'll do signings all over the country.
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I've always touched on things that have had a deep root in my own experience.
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If the Tolkien books can be made into rich and beautiful films, the story of Lestat could still be made.
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Interview with the Vampire was published in 1976. The vampires are really talking a lot about God and the Devil.
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Invest in a feather duster - the possibilities are endless.
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It is tragic that many in America think of us - Christians - as being people who hate others.
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Lestat is a character who works for me. It's not easy to get into his voice. It's not simple. Otherwise I would just write Lestat books endlessly.
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Memnoch the Devil happen to be my favorite of all The Vampire Chronicles.
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My own funeral, I'd like to be laid out in a coffin in my own house. I would like my coffin to be put in the double parlor, and I would like all the flowers to be white.
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My vampires were metaphors for the outsiders, the lost, the wanderers in the darkness who remembered the warmth of God's light but couldn't find it.
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Not only did I not have a backlash from it, but those people got it. They thought Lestat was really searching.
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Obsession led me to write. It's been that way with every book I've ever written. I become completely consumed by a theme, by characters, by a desire to meet a challenge.
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Obviously, a writer can't know everything about what she writes. It's impossible.
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People who cease to believe in God or goodness altogether still believe in the devil. I don't know why. No, I do indeed know why. Evil is always possible. And goodness is eternally difficult.
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Queen of the Damned, that film we can dismiss.
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Re-telling the Christian story is the essence of my vocation. That has been going on since the Evangelists in one form or another.
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Research was as total as I could make it. I explored the ancient authors - Josephus, Philo of Alexandria, the writings of the sages, the rabbis, the Evangelists, the Bible.
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Some of the places I've written about I have not been. I have not been to India yet.
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Stephen King in many respects is a wonderful writer. He has made a contribution. People in the future will be able to pick up Stephen King's books and learn a lot about who we were by reading those books.
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Tale of the Body Thief and The Vampire Armand - each one is so different.
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That process by which you become a writer is a pretty lonely one. We don't have a group apprenticeship like a violinist might training for an orchestra.
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The intimate voice of the narrator in earlier novels worked powerfully for me. I've written many novels in the third person.
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The Mayfair witches really were born to be in New Orleans.
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The most difficult novel I have had to write in terms of just getting it done was The Vampire Lestat. It took a year to write.
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The most painful novel for me to write was Violin, which was about the supernatural and also about music.
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The only pain in pleasure is the pleasure of the pain.
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The Paris I describe in my books is something of course that I have to envision because it is the Paris of the 18th century.
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The thing should have plot and character, beginning, middle and end. Arouse pity and then have a catharsis. Those were the best principles I was ever taught.
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The vampires have always been metaphors for me. They've always been vehicles through which I can express things I have felt very, very deeply.
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The whole theme of Interview with the Vampire was Louis's quest for meaning in a godless world. He searched to find the oldest existing immortal simply to ask, What is the meaning of what we are?
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The world doesn't need any more mediocrity or hedged bets.
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There are some advance reader copies out there, but I haven't gotten feedback.
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There have been many novels about Jesus Christ, but there has not been one like this, that accommodated all the knowledge we are given about Jesus while maintaining that Jesus is who He said He was: The Son of God.
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There may be writing groups where people meet but it's occasional. You really do it all at your own computer or your own typewriter by yourself.
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To really ask is to open the door to the whirlwind. The answer may annihilate the question and the questioner.
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To write something, you have to risk making a fool of yourself.
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We have to become saints. We have to become like Christ. Anything less is simply not enough.
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We need to stop fighting Christian against Christian. I have no time for anything but trying to love other people. That is a full-time job.
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We're frightened of what makes us different.
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What I did was take the Jesus of the Gospels, the Son of God, the Son of the Virgin Mary, and sought to make Him utterly believable, a vital breathing character.
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When I get in there and start moving I create what feels right. It's so instinctive with me. It's so hypnotic. It's so really unconscious.
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When I toured the Bible Belt, a minister came to my signing and gave me his books. Religious people came to my signings.
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When I write something, every word of it is meant. I can't say it enough.
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When you make his sandwiches, put a sexy or loving note in his lunch box.
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With Christ the Lord, the obsession began in my earliest childhood in pure religious devotion.
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Writers, as they gain success, feel like outsiders because writers don't come together in real groups.
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You can look at the New York Times Bestseller List and you can be pretty sure that the writers on that list don't know each other very well.
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You have to grow with me. You have to come where I go.
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You reach deep down and bring up what feels absolutely authentic to you as you move along with the book, but you don't know everything about it. You can't.
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