„We are all potentially characters in a novel--with the difference that characters in a novel really get to live their lives to the full.“

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1903 - 1989

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—  Carole Morin British writer

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The closest connection between me and my characters is that we live in a city that’s recognisable as London, but it’s a version of London that came out of my head.

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„Sometimes I don't know whether I'm real or whether I'm a character in one of my novels.“

—  F. Scott Fitzgerald American novelist and screenwriter 1896 - 1940

Variante: Sometimes I don't know whether Zelda and I are real or just characters in one of my novels.

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„…I think that poets can do anything. With a novel, we all know about plot and character and yes, there’s experimental and people can recognize that, but I think that there are rules. I don’t think of poetry that way…“

—  Terrance Hayes American poet 1971

On poets having certain freedoms in “Interview with Terrance Hayes” http://katonahpoetry.com/interviews/interview-terrance-hayes/ in the Katonah Poetry Series (2017 Sep 21)

„How I wish I lived in a Jane Austen novel!“

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