Diana Wynne Jones
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Diana Wynne Jones
This does make me very very careful, particularly in the second draft, to get it right, because you do feel that somebody in the future…
It seems to me that humour is everybody’s way of keeping sane and standing off from the situations so that they can see it intellectually,…
I think one of things is that all fantasy it seems to me works the way your brain basically works. This is perhaps a startling…
Fantasy for me as a kid was real, and I had a fantasy about what life was, whether it was sort of wicked and dire,…
It’s a lucky child that knows that they’re a genius, unaimed and all that.
Actually, in the wild, we’d be the only person that we wouldn’t recognize, if you think about it.
Mainly as sort of blueprints for dealing with most of the adults in their lives, to some extent with their fellows. It is this notion…
And indeed if you think you’re a genius at something, what you achieve is very much according to your expectations; if you think you’re no…
I do feel very strongly that this is one of the things which people need encouragement to sort out, because I have this very strong…
I find it just simply takes me right back to those times, and I really can’t take it, I don’t want to, I mean, why…
This is ridiculous, I mean, wholly ridiculous. It never did any child any harm to have something that was a tiny bit above them anyway,…
I mean one of the things about being alone is that you’ve no people to define yourself off, I mean, people are like all-round mirrors,…
If you take myth and folklore, and these things that speak in symbols, they can be interpreted in so many ways that although the actual…
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