Inspirational Cassandra Clare Quotes

Cassandra Clare (born July 27, 1973)is an American author. Below is a list of Inspirational Cassandra Clare Quotes. She is best known for her bestselling series The Mortal Instruments.

Cassandra Clare Quotes

Cassandra Clare Quotes
Cassandra Clare Quotes

“Life is a book and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read.”
― Cassandra Clare

“You’re a reader as well as a writer, so write what you’d want to read.”
― Cassandra Clare

“No matter how many books you’ve written, whenever you sit down to write a new book, you always feel the same challenge – how do you shape this story into a book that people are going to love.”
― Cassandra Clare

“I think the main thing to remember when writing a novel is to stay true to the characters.”
― 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.”
― Cassandra Clare

“I tend to write in coffee shops and restaurants with friends of mine because if I’m at home, I get distracted by the television or the cats or my husband, or… you know – all of those things that make it easy to procrastinate.”
― Cassandra Clare

“There are not that many parts for actors who are not white – even less substantive ones.”
― 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.”
― Cassandra Clare quotes

“And write what you love – don’t feel pressured to write serious prose if what you like is to be funny.”
― 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.”
― Cassandra Clare

“I think that ‘City of Heavenly Fire’ is definitely a book where all the characters are tested to their limits, and they have to make really significant choices about who they are and who they wanna be.”
― Cassandra Clare

“Read everything! Don’t just read things that are in your comfort zone or things that you think you’re already going to like. Experiment; try new stuff and try new genres. If you read a lot of romance, then start reading mystery. If you read a lot of mystery, start reading fantasy.”
― Cassandra Clare

“I get a lot of inspiration from research in mythology and folklore. I find that, you know, stories people told each other thousands of years ago are still relevant now.”
― Cassandra Clare

“In other people’s books, I tend to love the really daredevil-y characters. I love Finnick from ‘The Hunger Games.’ And I think, probably, my favorite character of all time is Sherlock Holmes.”
Cassandra Clare

“Nobody sells books like J.K. Rowling. We have a rule in publishing: Never compare anything to ‘Harry Potter’ because it’s like lightning in a bottle.”
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“There are so many stories about boys becoming heroes, learning their powers and becoming incredibly heroic. There have to be those stories for girls, too.”
― 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.”
― Cassandra Clare

“I firmly believe that you can’t get a good movie without risking a bad movie. A good adaptation of your book is worth it because it is such a wonderful experience to see your world translated onto the screen.”
― Cassandra Clare

“I believe that writer’s block is a symptom. It’s not a disease, it’s the symptom of a disease. So what I try to do is kind of do it like ‘House’; write down the symptom and write down the other symptoms. Try to work backwards to figure out what the problem is.”
― Cassandra Clare

“I work on a word count basis, so I have to write three thousand words a day. I can write them in the morning, I can write them in the evening; as long as they get done.”
― Cassandra Clare

“In my own work, I don’t have favorite characters, but I have characters that I relate to the most. And I relate the most to Simon from ‘The Mortal Instruments,’ and also Tessa from ‘The Infernal Devices.’ They’re more sort of bookish and shy characters.”
― Cassandra Clare quotes

“Write every day. Don’t kill yourself. I think a lot of people think, ‘I have to write a chapter a day’ and they can’t. They fall behind and stop doing it. But if you just write even one hundred words a day, it’s not that much. By the end of a month, you’ll have three thousand words, which is one chapter.”
― Cassandra Clare

“You put books out into the world, and people form their own visuals and images and attachments to characters; those characters become part of them, and they have their feelings about them.”
― Cassandra Clare

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