To create a past that seemed authentic but would be a fiction, you need an invented language.
Quote by Jeanette Winterson
Jeanette Winterson Quotes
I think it would be very foolish not to take the irrational seriously.
What you risk reveals what you value.
I never cared about money.
My books always begin with a sentence and an image - not necessarily connected.
Quest is at the heart of what I do-the holy grail, and the terror that...
Whatever is powerful to you can be translated into something which will matter to somebody...
There are many forms of love and affection, some people can spend their whole lives...
My characters are always on the outside; the spotlight's not on them. But they do...
London is a small place, and it is very incestuous. People know where you live....
Writers have to have a knack for listening. I need to be able to hear...
I like to look at how people work together when they are put into stressful...
I live alone, with cats, books, pictures, fresh vegetables to cook, the garden, the hens...
I'm not a quitter.
What's invisible to us is also crucial for our own well-being.
I don't write for any group. I write to bring about a change in consciousness.
You play. You win. You play. You lose. You play.
Everything in writing begins with language. Language begins with listening.
They say that every snowflake is different. If that were true, how could the world...
I hated historical novels with fluttering cloaks.
I had relationships with men as well as women. I wasn't choosing; I didn't think...