Colleen McCullough Quotes

Found 24 quotes by Colleen McCullough .
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"I wanted it (the book) to set my cop a very difficult task, which is to find out `whodunit' without any of the modern aids of DNA testing and the like," Colleen McCullough
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"It means I don't have much depth of vision," Colleen McCullough
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"There is no doubt that it is more difficult to read and more difficult to write but I still manage." Colleen McCullough
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"The Labour Party of today has fits of horrors of the very thought of somebody like me might saying that they bought in white Australia. But I believe they did." Colleen McCullough
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"The lovely thing about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty-five- year old men more" Colleen McCullough
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"It is one of the biggest, best sellers of all time," Colleen McCullough
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"I lived in the US for donkeys' years so it has been a journey back in time for me. If you have had personal experience of something, it is always more authentic." Colleen McCullough
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"They (the publishers) would be ecstatic, I just refuse to. You can't repeat a great act." Colleen McCullough
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"YOU DON'T HAVE TO WALK IN A MAN'S SHOES TO KNOW WHERE HE'S BEEN. ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS, BUY HIM A NEW PAIR, TO GET HIM TO WHERE HE'S GOING." Colleen McCullough
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"Forty-four years is about as close to modern life as I want to go because I know now, from where I am, what was important about 1960 in social terms." Colleen McCullough
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Australian Author   

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"I have an editor in my head, that's why I can't read Harry Potter, because Rowling is such a lousy writer." Colleen McCullough
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"I stopped this one about two months before federation and I want the next one to be more political. It will deal with the formation of white Australian policy and things like that." Colleen McCullough
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Australian Author   

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"I want to know what they look like, their height, and colouring, physique and speech pattens." Colleen McCullough
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Australian Author   

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"I will never use swear words unless they're necessary and unless I feel that is what the character would have said in those circumstances." Colleen McCullough
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"In early draft it never satisfied me, and that was when it clicked into place and it went so well as a diary." Colleen McCullough
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"It's a dead give away of an inexperienced writer if every character speaks with the same voice." Colleen McCullough
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"It's a woman's book but I think the men will read it too." Colleen McCullough
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"My fictitious characters will take the bit between their teeth and gallop off and do something that I hadn't counted on. However, I always insist on dragging them back to the straight and narrow." Colleen McCullough
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Australian Author   

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"My husband says it is very good that I have very tiny feet, because they're easier to get in my mouth." Colleen McCullough
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"Once I've got the first draft down on paper then I do five or six more drafts, the last two of which will be polishing drafts. The ones in between will flesh out the characters and maybe I'll check my research." Colleen McCullough
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"She told fortunes for a living. It's a wacky book and was great fun to write. It is very much a look at what life was like for women in Australia in the 1960's." Colleen McCullough
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