Rainbow Rowell Quotes.
A landline is an anchor – busy signals, long distance bills, missed connections and all.
If you were an alien who came to our bookstores – or browsed our teen magazines – you’d think that only Earth girls who look like Mila Kunis ever got any action.
When ‘Attachments’ came out and people liked it, I’d have a warm feeling of having made a connection.
In ‘Attachments,’ which is told from a male point of view, people asked me if a man would really think that much about whether a woman likes him. But I have a husband and three brothers, and they’re all like that.
You saved me life, she tried to tell him. Not forever, not for good. Probably just temporarily. But you saved my life, and now I’m yours. The me that’s me right now is yours. Always.
Having a conversation on a landline is more intimate than talking to someone in person. Your voices are so clear and close – you’re in each other’s heads.
Every woman wants a man who’ll fall in love with her soul as well as her body.
I tend to write about my anxieties – it’s what I’m afraid will happen. And I write a story working it out.
I can’t seem to help writing love stories. I definitely crave romance. When I was young, I craved romance in books, but I didn’t want to read just romance – love plays such a big part in our lives, it shouldn’t be cut out and restricted to its own fiction.
As I moved to less and less diverse places in my life, I realized that white people don’t talk about race amongst themselves!
I wrote all four of my books at Starbucks.
People who fall in love with books never really stop falling.
I’d never written a novel before, and I wrote a novel, and that turned out OK.
I find love stories satisfying when you can see the work – when you can really watch people find each other and fall in love, a little bit at a time. I like slow burns. Falling in love is so good; why would you want to rush it?
Sometimes writing is running downhill, your fingers jerking behind you on the keyboard the way your legs do when they canвЂ™t quite keep up with gravity.
Even if your heart is broken and attacking you, you’re still not better off without it.
When you actually fall in love, no one sees that other person the way that you do.
If you can’t save your own life, is it even worth saving?
The first time he’d held her hand, it felt so good that it crowded out all the bad things. It felt better than anything had ever hurt.
I was in my mid 20s when email finally took off. Until then, the phone was my primary way of connecting with the people in my life.
You act like there are two kinds of girls,’ she said. ‘The smart ones and the ones that boys like.
It’s very difficult, I think, especially on two cellphones, to have a romantic conversation.
I want everyone to meet you. You’re my favorite person of all time.
Our cellphones can do everything, but they’re bad at letting us talk to each other.
With fandom, people are sensitive, and sometimes defensive, about their experiences.
When I watch a romantic comedy, I feel like they’re selling something that doesn’t exist. Two beautiful, but extremely unpleasant, people are terrible to each other for an hour, accidentally kiss, then decide to like each other during an extremely vague montage. That isn’t how people fall in love.
I feel like some sort of fiction-writing hobo, jumping trains and always hoping I’ll find a good place to start a fire in the next town. And I keep having these panicky episodes where I corner my husband and rant at him: ‘I don’t have anywhere to write! I can’t write! I don’t have a place to write!’
Happily ever after, or even just together ever after, is not cheesy,вЂќ Wren said. вЂњItвЂ™s the noblest, like, the most courageous thing two people can shoot for.
I couldn’t love anyone more than I do you, it would kill me. And I couldn’t love anyone less because it would always feel like less. Even if I loved some other girl, that’s all I would ever think about, the difference between loving her and loving you.
When you’re a woman, you have to work harder to get a laugh… I follow so many hilarious women on Twitter. It’s a daily reminder that women get to be funny.
I’m not complaining about my cell phone – all my friends are in there, and all my favorite songs and all my favorite Benedict Cumberbatch GIFs; I don’t want to give it up. But cell phones are the worst for talking on the phone.
You donвЂ™t have to be the kind of beautiful that everyone can agree on. If the right person finds you beautiful, you win. You win forever.
And sometimes you held somebodyвЂ™s hand just to prove that you were still alive, and that another human being was there to testify to that fact.