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The whole point of diaries is that other people find them and read what you’ve put. I did once take to writing my inner thoughts…
If we can’t have comedy books written about aspects of womanhood without going into a panic attack about it, then we haven’t got very far…
I was writing an earnest novel about cruises in the Caribbean and I just started writing ‘Bridget Jones’ to get some money, to finance this…
I think that when you’re writing fiction what you’re doing is reflecting life as you see it, and putting down how you think and how…
I like L.A. It’s like a mini break. For a writer, it’s hilarious. Like the food. Where I come from, we eat chip sandwiches: white…
Women today are bombarded with so many messages, like we should have Naomi Campbell’s body and Madeleine Albright’s career.
Nobody wants to be racist and I think that most people aren’t.
My books have all generated controversy.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that as soon as one part of your life starts looking up, another falls to pieces.
I certainly think I’ll end up writing about America in some form. I’ve taken plenty of notes. I like America very much.
I’ve had a lot of books rejected in my time. My first novel, which didn’t get published, was, with hindsight, crashingly dull.
Comedy tends to come out of things which are quite painful and serious.
I come from Yorkshire in England where we like to eat chip sandwiches – white bread, butter, tomato ketchup and big fat french fries cooked…
I always market research my books before I hand them in by showing them to five or six close friends who I trust to be…
There are so many images pushed at women and so many ideas of what you’re supposed to be. I think there’s too much of this…
It is horrid to smirk.
It’s rather fun writing a female spy, because she has so much more kit. Bond never carried a hair dryer or a makeup bag. And…
Dieting on New Year’s Day isn’t a good idea as you can’t eat rationally but really need to be free to consume whatever is necessary,…
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