Gabrielle Zevin Quotes & Sayings

21 most famous Gabrielle Zevin quotes and sayings (author). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Gabrielle Zevin Quotes
“People choose to read, and it takes effort. It's not one of those hobbies that asks nothing of the person who is doing it. It's more than a hobby.”
“I remember visiting my grandmother Adele in Ponce Inlet, Florida, when I was three years old, and she had an IBM electric typewriter. I thought that this electric typewriter was about the most fascinating toy in the world - I liked the little bell and the sounds and the feel of the keys and especially the erase key.”
Gabrielle Zevin Quotes
“I like to believe, as a writer, that anybody who isn't a reader yet has just not found the right book.”
Gabrielle Zevin Quotes
“Before I liked to write, I liked to type. I remember visiting my grandmother Adele in Ponce Inlet, Florida, when I was three years old, and she had an IBM electric typewriter.”
Gabrielle Zevin Quotes
“I don't believe in writer's block.”
Gabrielle Zevin Quotes
“I knew I wanted to do something creative, and you don't necessarily go to Harvard to do that. It's not the best choice for creative writing.”
Gabrielle Zevin Quotes
“I myself am mixed race - my mother is Korean, and my father is an American Jew - so I've always felt other.”
“I wish that the adults who are 'in power' cared more about what their children read. Books are incredibly powerful when we are young - the books I read as a child have stayed with me my entire life - and yet, the people who write about books, for the most part, completely ignore children's literature.”
“I'm like a unicorn; I'm a midlist writer who hasn't done anything else but write. But because I wasn't amazingly famous, I didn't become Stephanie Meyer, or even a huge literary name like a Jonathan Franzen or a Joshua Ferris.”
Gabrielle Zevin Quotes
“Writing blurbs for books means you have to read the book, and it cuts into the business of bookselling. So every time I get a blurb from a bookseller, I try to write a thank you note.”

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