Simon Mawer - Quotes

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One of the reasons I wrote 'The Fall' is that climbing's more than a sport, it's a way of life. When you're in it, it's all you think about. ---->>>

I was a boarding school product from the age of eight, and I hated it. Though I do have a theory that boarding school is good training for writers because it's so desperately lacking in privacy: you make space for yourself by having an interior life. ---->>>

Pundits always have something to write about; the novelist just has a blank screen. ---->>>

Sometimes I think that novelists suffer from P.C.S.: Perpetual Childhood Syndrome. ---->>>

Guernsey itself was overcrowded, but its cliffs were utterly empty. I spent a wonderful year with a friend, climbing them. It was sheer magic: you went from this pretty, busy village of an island to the sea cliffs and heard nothing but the gulls and the waves. ---->>>

When writing fiction, you only have to know enough to be convincing on the page. I mean really convincing, of course - but you don't need academic depth. ---->>>

I find it very easy to be alone. I'm a writer, for heaven's sakes! ---->>>

Most of those people who saw themselves as literary types at university became bank managers. ---->>>

Only occasionally do I read new fiction. Most of my reading is heavily dictated by what I'm writing at the time. ---->>>


Nationality: British
Born: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Author

Simon Mawer ( MAWR; born 1948, England) is a British author who lives in Italy.(wikipedia)