Nicholas Sparks Quotes.
I read over a hundred books a year and have done so since I was fifteen years old, and every book I’ve read has taught me something.
Above all, a query letter is a sales pitch and it is the single most important page an unpublished writer will ever write. It’s the first impression and will either open the door or close it. It’s that important, so don’t mess it up. Mine took 17 drafts and two weeks to write.
I suppose I’m most influenced by any good, commercial writer. I learn from everyone.
I do not use profanity in my novels. My characters all go to church.
We’re not the same people we were then. We’ve changed, we’ve grown.
I think that men know how to romance a woman and most do it well, at least for a time, otherwise women wouldn’t marry them. The problem is that most of them begin to rest on their laurels.
I don’t know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn’t make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
A typical agent in New York gets 400 query letters a month. Of those, they might ask to read 3-4 manuscripts, and of those, they might ask to represent 1.
Spreading the news is your duty as a Christian, and there are many ways to do this.
Love hurts. There is nothing as painful as heartbreak. But in order to learn to love again you must learn to trust again.
Loving someone and having them love you back is the most precious thing in the world.
I think, above all, the characters in my novels feel universal to the readers.
I dont think that we’re meant to understand it all the time. I think that sometimes we just have to have faith.
Over time, quality work will lead to an audience for your work.
It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on.
I think that enduring, committed love between a married couple, along with raising children, is the most noble act anyone can aspire to. It is not written about very much.