The National Youth Theatre did one very simple but incredible thing for me: it made me realise I had choices.
– Gina McKee
I write incredibly slowly. And, on top of that, I spent my entire youth and twenties working like a dog, so one of the things that happened when I finished ‘Drown’ was that I got busy living. I’d never travelled, I’d never seen anything. So I did as much travelling as my job teaching would allow.
– Junot Diaz