The greatest possible compliment

Posted December 20, 2009 by Sandra McDonald
Categories: Quotes

“. . . it is the greatest possible compliment to a writer’s trade.  That a writer can create fictional characters who come alive so fully that readers feel they know them, can understand their motices, predict their actions, continue their stories and grieve when they ‘die.'”  – Sheenagh Pugh, “The Democratic Genre,” p. 17