160 quotes found by Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare
Sometimes, when I have to do something I don't want to do, I pretend I'm a character from a book. It's easier to know what they would do.
Cassandra Clare
I've heard the word 'fear'. I simply choose to believe it doesn't apply to me.
jace-wayland  # 2823
Cassandra Clare
If no one cares for you at all, do you even really exist?
will-herondale  # 2830
Cassandra Clare
Black hair and blue eyes are my favorite combination.
magnus-bane  # 2833
Cassandra Clare
I have a high pain threshold. In fact, it's more of a large and tastfully decorated foyer than a threshold. But I do get easily bore
humor  city-of-bones  # 2840
Cassandra Clare
Jessamine recoiled from the paper as if it were a snake. "A lady does not read the newspaper. The society pages, perhaps, or the theater news. Not this filth."
Cassandra Clare
So what was that all about?"
Cassandra Clare
And write what you love - don't feel pressured to write serious prose if what you like is to be funny.
love  funny  Serious  # 79408
Cassandra Clare
There's a stigma that guys hate romance and hate love, but that's not true. Look at 'Iron Man.' There's a whole through-line plot about his relationship with Pepper, and everybody loves it.
love  true  hate  # 79409
Cassandra Clare
Perfect heroines, like perfect heroes, aren't relatable, and if you can't put yourself in the protagonist's shoes, not only will they not inspire you, but the book will be pretty boring.
book  pretty  perfect  # 79410
Cassandra Clare
Creating characters is like throwing together ingredients for a recipe. I take characteristics I like and dislike in real people I know, or know of, and use them to embellish and define characters.
together  Use  Characters  # 79411
Cassandra Clare
You're a reader as well as a writer, so write what you'd want to read.
read  writer  reader  # 79412
Cassandra Clare
I am in the U.K. for inspiration because I'm doing a follow on series to 'The Infernal Devices,' called 'The Last Hours.' It's a re-telling of 'Great Expectations' with 'Shadowhunters'... because why not! It's set in 1903, so I'm doing a lot of locational research.
Great  Last  Research  # 79413
Cassandra Clare
#39;City of Fallen Angels' ended on a cliffhanger. That was equally loved and hated by my readership.
Loved  City  angels  # 79414
Cassandra Clare
I have specific playlists for different books and characters. So, I need to have those with me. It helps me get into the mindset of the book.
book  books  Characters  # 79415