e. l. james Quotes

Write for yourself. That's it. And write every day.
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— E. L. James
I never set out to do this - getting to No. 1 in the 'New York Times' bestseller list wasn't even a pipedream.
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— E. L. James
I'm a bit of a control freak.
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— E. L. James
Yes, I'm a 'Twi-hard.' I became obsessed. Absolutely obsessed. I didn't watch television, I didn't go to the cinema. My friends would ring and say: 'What are you doing?' And I would say: 'I've just got to finish this chapter.'
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— E. L. James
I value my anonymity. I'm happy to come in on the tube or the train and watch other people reading 'Fifty Shades.'
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— E. L. James
I see myself as a story teller.
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— E. L. James
I hate having my photograph taken.
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— E. L. James
Everyone's clamoring for the fourth book in the 'Fifty Shades' trilogy, which makes me laugh. Just the part of 'a fourth book in trilogy' that makes me laugh, not the clamoring for the next book.
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— E. L. James
I've worked in television all my life, but really I've always wanted to work in the movies.
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— E. L. James
I don't watch much British television at all. I mean, it's ironic because I used to work in it for years.
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— E. L. James
I think women love a passionate love story.
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— E. L. James
Women basically want the same thing - a good passionate story, a great fantasy - and for our partners to do the laundry and the washing up.
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— E. L. James
Language evolves and moves on. It is an organic thing. It is not stuck in an ivory tower, hung with expensive works of art.
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— E. L. James
All a writer wants is to be read, and people are so flattering and lovely. I mean, there are witches out there as well. But most are so kind.
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— E. L. James
God forbid that women have fantasies.
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— E. L. James
Sometimes I wonder if there's something wrong with me. Perhaps I've spent too long in the company of my literary romantic heroes, and consequently my ideals and expectations are far too high.
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— E. L. James
It's much easier to wear your pain on the outside.
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— E. L. James
It's the fantasy of first love. If you've been married for 400 years, as I have, it's nice to experience first love again and you can vicariously through a book. And it is such a fantasy. It takes you away from doing the dishes and the laundry. I think of this as a contemporary romance rather than erotic fiction.
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— E. L. James
I think women love to read love stories.
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— E. L. James
I'm looking forward to getting back to my house and my Ugg boots and not washing sometimes, and getting back to writing.
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— E. L. James
I think virgins are far more interesting to write about. If we've been around the block a few times, we know what to expect. Not so with virgins.
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— E. L. James
I've set the bar quite high in terms of storytelling.
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— E. L. James
People are talking about sex. They're talking about sex with their husbands. They're talking about sex with their girlfriends. They're talking about sex with their partners. And because of all of this communication, women are having much more intimate relationships, which is fantastic.
tags: people women communication sex relationship
— E. L. James
If you've been married for 400 years, as I have, it's nice to experience first love again and you can vicariously through a book.
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— E. L. James
I cannot be with someone who takes pleasure in inflicting pain on me, someone who can't love me
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— E. L. James
Men aren't really complicated. They are very simple, literal creatures. They usually mean what they say. And we spend hours trying to analyze what they've said, when really it's obvious.
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— E. L. James
Any relationship that you have is about negotiation - anything - whether there is a written contract or not.
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— E. L. James
The best person to write for is yourself-and what better place to start than in a journal.
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— E. L. James
There's a very fine line between pleasure and pain. They are two sides of the same coin, one not existing without the other.
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— E. L. James
Don't get your panties in such a twist... and give me back mine.
— E. L. James
I do not look at the world in terms of black and white - and I find people who do rather scary. I think it's all shades of grey.
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— E. L. James
It's very hard to grow up in a perfect family when you're not perfect.
— E. L. James
I think you can only be truly mad at someone you really love.
— E. L. James
Never trust a man who can dance.
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— E. L. James
Once you're in charge of your job, your house, your children, getting the food on the table, doing all of this, all of the time, it'd be nice for someone else to be in charge for a bit maybe.
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— E. L. James
I came up with a story and I wrote it.
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— E. L. James
So you've just slept with him, given him your virginity, a man who doesn't love you. In fact, he has odd ideas about you, wants to make you some sort of kinky sex slave.
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— E. L. James
I really like clever men who challenge you.
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— E. L. James
I'm not a great writer.
— E. L. James
My inner goddes has her sequins on and is warming up to dance the rumba.
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— E. L. James
e. l. james
Birth    : March 7, 1963
Occupation  : Author