Top 10 Cathy Marie Buchanan Quotes

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“I really became convinced I wanted to tell the story of the real-life model for the Degas sculpture ‘Little Dancer Aged 14,’ which was unveiled in 1881, the Belle Epoque.”

― Cathy Marie Buchanan

“I don’t wait for inspiration. I get up and write every day.”

― Cathy Marie Buchanan

“I’m very comfortable with tweeting, I have a very active author Facebook page, I Skype book clubs all over the world.”

― Cathy Marie Buchanan

“I feel that if you made your writing too contrived to meet the market, it wouldn’t be any good.”

― Cathy Marie Buchanan

“Growing up in Niagara Falls, Ontario, I took classes as a young girl and became very serious about ballet, and also performed with a local company, although it wasn’t a professional company.”

― Cathy Marie Buchanan

“I write to explore something that fascinates me, and I write the way I do because it is the only way I know how to write.”

― Cathy Marie Buchanan

“I keep writing because it is deeply pleasurable to me.”

― Cathy Marie Buchanan

“Edgar Degas’s famous sculpture, ‘Little Dancer Aged Fourteen,’ served as my muse for ‘The Painted Girls.’ I came upon a television documentary on the work, and as someone who held the sculpture in high esteem and who largely considered ballet to be the high-minded pursuit of privileged young girls, I was struck by what I would learn.”

― Cathy Marie Buchanan

“It breaks my heart that we are always being nudged toward the most recently published books, when so many worthy books have gone unexplored.”

― Cathy Marie Buchanan

“A tour of the Mexico City of Diego Rivera and Frieda Kahlo led by Barbara Kingsolver would be nice. And I certainly wouldn’t turn down a tour of Johannes Vermeer’s Delft led by Tracey Chevalier.”

― Cathy Marie Buchanan
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