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  • If there are too many cooks in the kitchen, the dish is not going to work out.

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  • When I was little, I went to a Catholic school and was required to go to church every morning and with my parents on Sundays, so I spent a lot of time sitting on a wooden pew. Angels are sort of a relief. If you're looking around, the other imagery is so dark and heavy. Looking at the beautifully rendered pictures of angels was more uplifting.

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  • I'm sure that growing up in the Midwest played a role in my chronic escapism. In fact, before I lived in France, I lived in Japan, England, and Bulgaria. I was determined to experience other places and cultures, particularly because I had the perception that I'd been cut off from these experiences as a child.

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  • That's l'amour: we willingly walk into the future blindfolded.

    Walks   Amour   L Amour  
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  • I always knew I wanted to write really imaginative fiction - fiction that was very different from my real life.

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  • If I'm not writing, I'm not fully living. It has become the essential element that defines who I am.

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  • Writing grew out of the pleasure of escape. My novels are very much outside of my personal experience. That is why I love writing fiction. It allows me to leave my existence and inhabit other lives.

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  • Since the Middle Ages, people have been writing about angels. Angelology was actually at one point a scholastic discipline.

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  • When we are no longer capable of love, we are no longer alive.

    Alive   Capable  
    Source: therumpus.net
  • I was fifteen then, too young to fall in-love. Or maybe it is only then, with dew of childhood still in my eyes, that I was capable of such love. I will never know, of course.

    Danielle Trussoni (2010). “Angelology: A Novel”, p.284, Penguin
  • I started listening to the Cure around the time I discovered Joy Division and, like Joy Division, they have shaped my taste in all sorts of dark and dreary ways.

    Dark   Joy   Listening  
  • I taught myself to write in order to understand who I was and so yes, writing was an act of self-actualization in the beginning.

    Writing   Self   Order  
    Source: therumpus.net
  • As a girl, I used to zip myself into a snowsuit, fall into the deepest snowdrift I could find and sweep my arms and legs into the powder, making snow angels that would crumble within minutes of their genesis. Despite their rapid disappearance, something about these frozen, evanescent angels has stayed with me ever since.

    Girl   Fall   Angel  
  • In terms of style, I think the memoirist should have a novelist's skill and all the elements of a novelist's toolbox. When I read a memoir, I want to really, deeply experience what the author experienced. I want to see the characters and hear the way they speak and understand how they think. And so in that way, writing a memoir feels similar to writing a novel.

    Source: therumpus.net
  • There are always those who would put on armour and go into battle. but the real genius is in finding a way to get what you desire without dying for it.

    Real   Dying   Desire  
  • The most obvious difference between writing novels and memoirs is that my memoirs are true stories, and explore certain experiences I've lived, and thus operate within the boundaries of memory and fact.

    Source: therumpus.net
  • Maybe that is what marriage is: Two people creating a cult together.

    Two   Creating   People  
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  • One is but a shade of the other.

    Danielle Trussoni (2010). “Angelology: A Novel”, p.81, Penguin
  • Even the good angels, I think, would inspire in humans some sort of fear.

    Source: www.elle.com
  • Don't stay in a bad situation - whether it is a relationship or a job - out of fear of failure. It's not a failure to walk away and choose to be happy. It takes a lot of courage.

    Source: therumpus.net
  • If people start pulling away the stereotypes of what angels are instead of these fluffy, teddy-bear kinds of angels, then they'll see, historically, that they were terrifying in some depictions. In the Bible, from what I remember, often the reaction to angels is one of terror.

    Source: www.elle.com
  • I don't think there are actually any theologians practicing angelology or studying angels anymore, but it's definitely in a lot of religious literature. It's still out there, and people are still interested. Even in the more secular way, books about angels are everywhere.

    Religious   Book   Angel  
    Source: www.elle.com
  • I think angels definitely offer all the imaginative possibilities that vampires do, and I think they've actually been popular in Western culture for longer than vampires have been. I hope they become a part of the culture again in a new way.

    Source: www.elle.com
  • I understood that the stories we believe have power over us. They work into our bodies and minds and change us from inside out. What if one day these stories become something stronger, more real, than fairy tales?

    Real   Believe   What If  
    Source: therumpus.net
  • Stories of a mythical angel paradise called an Angelopolis are like Peter Pan's Never Never Land.

    Angel   Land   Stories  
    Danielle Trussoni (2013). “Angelopolis: A Novel”, p.75, Penguin
  • One thing that I don't ever want to do is write something I don't love.

    Source: www.elle.com
  • Finding one's voice - or creating a narrative voice that has the power to carry your story - is the hardest part.

    Source: therumpus.net
  • People don't actually think there is such a thing out there as angel research.

    Angel   Thinking   People  
    Source: www.elle.com
  • I believe a good memoir should have all of the narrative elements of a novel: character development, dialogue, descriptive language, and metaphor.

    Source: therumpus.net
  • Beautiful music plays, but not everyone with ears can hear it.

    Beautiful   Play   Ears  
    Danielle Trussoni (2010). “Angelology: A Novel”, p.133, Penguin
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