Jayne Ann Krentz quotes

  • Believe in yourself and in your own voice, because there will be times in this business when you will be the only one who does. Take heart from the knowledge that an author with a strong voice will often have trouble at the start of his or her career because strong,distinctive voices sometimes make editors nervous. But in the end, only the strong survive.
    -- Jayne Ann Krentz

    #Strong #Believe #Writing

  • I didn't come in here to argue with a woman with big hair
    -- Jayne Ann Krentz

    #Hair #Arguing #Bigs

  • The negative attitudes toward the genres - romance, science-fiction, westerns, suspense, etc. - are fallout from the academic world's long-standing fascination with existential philosophy and modern theories of psychology and sociology.
    -- Jayne Ann Krentz

    #Attitude #Philosophy #Long

  • I read what I like to write: romantic suspense. I also love thrillers and novels of suspense, but I can't handle extreme violence and torture.
    -- Jayne Ann Krentz

    #Writing #Suspense #Violence

  • Dad says Specter gets steak every Saturday night for the rest of his life.""Specter will hold him to that, I'm sure." Diana leaned back against the pillows. "Hurry up and tell me the rest. Once Colby gets back, he probably won't tell me a thing. All he'll want to discuss is breast-feeding techniques and how tochange diapers.
    -- Jayne Ann Krentz

    #Dad #Night #Technique

  • The concept of psychic energy is easy for most people to imagine. After all, it's just one step beyond intuition - and almost everyone is comfortable with the idea of intuition.
    -- Jayne Ann Krentz

    #Psychics #Ideas #People

  • Mary Jo Putney is a gifted writer with an intuitive understanding of what makes romances work. I loved Silk and Shadows, couldn't put it down, and don't think readers will, either.
    -- Jayne Ann Krentz

    #Thinking #Romance #Understanding

  • I am often asked why I use a variety of pen names. The answer is that this way readers always know which of my three worlds they will be entering when they pick up one of my books.
    -- Jayne Ann Krentz

    #Book #Names #Three

  • The romance genre is the only genre where readers are guaranteed novels that place the heroine at the heart of the story. These are books that celebrate women's heroic virtues and values: courage, honor, determination and a belief in the healing power of love.
    -- Jayne Ann Krentz

    #Determination #Book #Healing

  • Romance novels are tales of brave women taming dangerous men. They are stories that capture the excitement of that most mysterious of relationships, the one between a woman and a man. They are legends told to women by other women, and they are as powerful and as endlessly fascinating to women as the legends that lie at the heart of all the other genres.
    -- Jayne Ann Krentz

    #Powerful #Lying #Heart

  • Guys don't get romantically involved." "What do they get?" "Invold, period.
    -- Jayne Ann Krentz

    #Guy #Periods

  • Pretty much everything about you gets me hot.
    -- Jayne Ann Krentz

    #Hot

  • Readers understand that the books celebrate female power. In the romance novel, the woman always wins. With courage, intelligence and gentleness she brings the most dangerous creature on the earth, the human male, to his knees.
    -- Jayne Ann Krentz

    #Book #Winning #Romance

  • I think I'm going to cry, this is crazy." "No, you're just processing. Go ahead and cry." "I thought men got nervous around crying females." "I'm a Marine, remember? We're trained to handle anything.
    -- Jayne Ann Krentz

    #Crazy #Marine #Thinking

  • Life is too short to waste time on books that end badly
    -- Jayne Ann Krentz

    #Life #Book #Waste

  • Probably a good idea, let me know how it ends" "I already know how it ends" "You read the ending first?" "I always read the ending before I commit to the whole book." "If you know how it ends, why read the book?" "I don't read for the ending. I read for the story".
    -- Jayne Ann Krentz

    #Book #Ideas #Stories

  • I love threats. They make great quotes. Is that recorder working, Irene?
    -- Jayne Ann Krentz

    #Threat #Recorders

  • Trust me, I did not set out to establish three pen names and, for the record, I do not recommend it as a career strategy. The idea back at the start was that I would stick with the name that proved most successful.
    -- Jayne Ann Krentz

    #Successful #Names #Careers