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A collector who brings me a book that is perfectly clean - that is kind of a creepy feeling. I feel like that book is dead.
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A library book, I imagine, is a happy book.
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And I always read the English translation and always have conversations with my translator, for example about the names. I always have to approve it.
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And I plan to write a sequel to Dragon Rider.
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And my father always took me to the library. We were both book addicts.
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But I can write anywhere, and one of my favorite places for writing is a small table, in a small house in Malibu.
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Every German child learns to speak English in school.
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Every reader knows about the feeling that characters in books seem more real than real people.
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Everything gets to me. I'm very sentimental.
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Fenoglio has a glass man in the Ink World who holds his quill, has to clean it, sharpen it, and help him while he is writing.
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For a book like Inkheart, I need between a year and a year and a half.
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I always thought it hadn't influenced me very much, but I heard from many people from England that many motives from German fairytales are to be found in my books.
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I always wanted to ride a dragon myself, so I decided to do this for a year in my imagination.
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I decided to write my own stories so I could draw the pictures I wanted to draw.
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I don't like to eat the same dish every day, so I read very different things.
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I have a writing chamber stuffed with things children send me and lots of dragons because I collect them, and I look out into the woods from there.
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I have two Iceland horses, a very hairy dog called Looney, and a guinea pig.
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I just did a picture book called The Wildest Brother on Earth, and you will find both of my children in there.
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I knew from the beginning that the book would be called Inkheart. And the explanation just came up when I wrote the story.
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I like a composer called Henry Purcell, and I love to listen to Neil Young.
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I like to visit my horse, have a walk with my dog.
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I like when a child comes to me at a reading and they have a book that looks like it's been read a dozen times.
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I live in Hamburg; that's in the north. And I live on the outskirts of town. It looks like countryside.
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I love to read aloud.
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I love to read, I love to watch movies, and I love to be with my children.
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I never wanted to change the plots, but sometimes you want to change certain sentences, expressions, tiny details.
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I will try to write books until I drop dead.
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I wish I had more time to visit schools.
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If I was a book, I would like to be a library book, so I would be taken home by all different sorts of kids.
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My daughter, Anna, is almost 15, and my son, Ben, is almost 10.
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My grandmother told stories; she was very good at that.
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My son always says I like very weird music.
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No, it takes a lot of time to write a movie script. So I prefer to be a novel writer.
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Oh no, I wanted to be an astronaut.
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Oh, I think every author is inspired by all of the books that she reads.
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Second, there are so many magical places in books that you can't go to, like Hogwarts and Middle Earth, so I wanted to set a story in a place where children can actually go.
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Since I have children and have to get up early, I mostly write in the morning and then sometimes do rewrites in the evening.
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There are not so many mythical creatures from Inkheart.
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They are shooting The Thief Lord in Venice at the moment.
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Yes, I always imagined living in other places.
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Yes, there are going to be movies from The Thief Lord, Inkheart, Dragon Rider, and the series published in Germany called The Wild Chicks.
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