Facts about Colleen McCullough

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Colleen McCullough is a famous Author from Australia, he/she is still alive and was born June 1, 1937.

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He/she is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 17 quotes who is written / told by Colleen.

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Famous quotes by Colleen McCullough (17)


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"The lovely thing about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty-five-year-old men more"
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"She told fortunes for a living. It's a wacky book and was great fun to write. It is very much a look at what life was like for women in Australia in the 1960's"
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"There's a hell of a lot of horny people out there who are not being gratified in the way they should be"
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"The Labour Party of today has fits of horrors of the very thought of somebody like me might saying that they bought in white Australia. But I believe they did"
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"In early draft it never satisfied me, and that was when it clicked into place and it went so well as a diary"
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"It's a woman's book but I think the men will read it too"
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"My fictitious characters will take the bit between their teeth and gallop off and do something that I hadn't counted on. However, I always insist on dragging them back to the straight and narrow"
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"It's a dead give away of an inexperienced writer if every character speaks with the same voice"
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"I have an editor in my head, that's why I can't read Harry Potter, because Rowling is such a lousy writer"
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"I am writing a sequel to The Touch because I want to further explore the Chinese question that I have raised. There will be more about that in a sequel"
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"Once I've got the first draft down on paper then I do five or six more drafts, the last two of which will be polishing drafts. The ones in between will flesh out the characters and maybe I'll check my research"
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"My husband says it is very good that I have very tiny feet, because they're easier to get in my mouth"
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"I think explicit love scenes are a turn off unless it's the kind you read with one hand"
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"I stopped this one about two months before federation and I want the next one to be more political. It will deal with the formation of white Australian policy and things like that"
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"In The Touch, the love scenes are the same as they were in The Thorn Birds or anything else I've ever written. I find a way of saying that either it was heaven or hell but in a way that still leaves room for the reader to use their own imagination"
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"There is no doubt that it is more difficult to read and more difficult to write but I still manage"
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"I want to know what they look like, their height, and colouring, physique and speech pattens"


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