Quotation Explorer - 'Shannon Hale'

I was sorry to lose it, and if you make me another one, I promise not to get taken captive by bandits and have to use it to save my life. - Shannon Hale
I'm writing a first draft and reminding myself that I'm simply shoveling sand into a box so that later I can build castles. - Shannon Hale
Ani saw herself clearly in that moment, as a face in darkness gains sudden dimensions in a flash of lightning - a young girl, a silly thing, a lapdog, a broken mare. - Shannon Hale
Being a writer is a good, good thing. - Shannon Hale
...first thing is that I love you. And the second thing is that as much as I honor your former profession, I don’t think your geese care much for your betrothed and I hope they hadn’t any plans on sharing our bed. - Shannon Hale
Seriously, a thirty-something woman shouldn't be daydreaming about a fictional character in a two-hundred-year-old world to the point where it interfered with her very real and much more important life and relationships. Of course she shouldn't. - Shannon Hale
Life feels like fall of itself.""'A dream within a dream.""And I want to wake up. - Shannon Hale
Personally, I believe Young Adult to be an arbitrary title that means the book "Can be enjoyed by anyone/Has a main character who’s not quite an adult/Isn’t really boring. - Shannon Hale
I'm going to find whoever is responsible for me sleeping out side with outside without pillows and kick them in the shins!-Enna - Shannon Hale
Will you accompany me in this dance? he said, bowing and holding out his hand. No, thank you. Miri smiled. The prince frowned and looked and the chief delegate as if for assistance. Miri laughed self consciously. I, uh, I was teasing. - Shannon Hale
The book smelled dusty and old but also carried a sweet tang, a hint of something inviting. She opened to the first page and started to read, pronouncing the words in a reverent whisper. - Shannon Hale
Get back in my cot, girl," said Gilsa. "You're sickly."No, I'm not," said Ani.Oh, no? Well, maybe stubbornness is a sickness, did you ever think of that? - Shannon Hale
Gerti didn’t ask for help. Miri swallowed and tried to calm her quavering voice. It was my fault. So it was. Now you all have learned that those who speak out of turn choose punishment for themselves and anyone they speak to. So if I speak to you, Tutor Olana, will you get the lashes? - Shannon Hale
He smiled in a way that made me want to kiss him right on the spot. Or the lips. Whichever was closer. - Shannon Hale
You are my butterfly and refuse to set you free. - Shannon Hale
I’m sorry, my lady, said Geric, rubbing his arm. But I failed to force an apology out of the offending goose. - Shannon Hale
What she had long believed was not true, and now the world was wide open to discover what was.It is like all my life I thought the sky was green. - Shannon Hale
Over there!" "Where?" Enna asked in mock panic "Do you see something? - Shannon Hale
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