Live In The Present

Live in the present, remember the past, and fear not the future, for it doesn’t exist and never shall. There is only now.

Goodreads.com. (2019). Christopher Paolini Quotes (Author of Eragon). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/8349.Christopher_Paolini [Accessed 17 Nov. 2019].

I View Writing As A Job

I view writing as a job and so I sit down every day and work a certain amount every day whether or not I feel like it. If you want to be a professional writer then you need to write consistently.

Goodreads.com. (2019). Christopher Paolini Quotes (Author of Eragon). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/8349.Christopher_Paolini [Accessed 17 Nov. 2019].

The Closest Thing We Have To Magic Is The Power Of Stories

I think the closest thing we have to magic is the power of stories. It’s the power to transport us to worlds we could never visit, worlds that don’t exist.

Goodreads.com. (2019). Christopher Paolini Quotes (Author of Eragon). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/8349.Christopher_Paolini [Accessed 17 Nov. 2019

Books Are Marathons

A book is not a sprint…for the most part, books are marathons, especially books of the length that I write. So you have to prepare yourself mentally and physically to get through however many months of work it’s going to take and that requires being disciplined.

Goodreads.com. (2019). Christopher Paolini Quotes (Author of Eragon). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/8349.Christopher_Paolini [Accessed 17 Nov. 2019].

Books Are Our Best Choice For Understating The Rest Of Humanity

Until we invent telepathy, books are our best choice for understanding the rest of humanity.

Goodreads.com. (2019). Christopher Paolini Quotes (Author of Eragon). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/8349.Christopher_Paolini [Accessed 17 Nov. 2019].

I Don’t Think It Is Worth Explaining How A Character’s Nose Or Chin Looks

I don’t think it is worth explaining how a character’s nose or chin looks. It is my feeling that readers will prefer to construct, little by little, their own character—the author will do well to entrust the reader with this part of the work.

Goodreads.com. (2019). José Saramago Quotes (Author of Blindness). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/1285555.Jos_Saramago [Accessed 16 Nov. 2019].