Catherine Jinks Quotes

Mostly I wanted to be a writer though for a couple of years there I wanted to be an animator because I loved drawing and capturing beautiful movements.

In primary school I was bored witless by Australian history.

I write books for all age groups - young kids teenagers and adults - because I get a range of different ideas.

The fact that I ended up married to a decent man is still a source of amazement to me thanks to 'The Women's Room.'

I'm a hacker!" Cadel protested. "I don't poison people! I don't blow them up!

I was always told you're not going to make much money from writing. You can actually do it. Now I've built a really good big house out of words.

What ever you do-Don't get caught.

When you're a dweeb when you're really young it stands out. But as everybody gets older and more conservative it's not an issue any more.

There's nothing quite as exciting or moving as the very finest literary non-fiction.

I always had a soft spot for Sherlock Holmes and used to imagine helping him out.

Right" he said "Let's get one thing clear. I am not here to teach you law-I am here to teach you loopholes.

I'm not a risk-taker; that's probably why I write - because when you're easily bored but you don't like taking risks you end up doing it all in your head.