Sarah Rees Brennan

Sarah Rees Brennan is the New York Times bestselling author of the critically acclaimed Unspoken and The Demon’s Lexicon trilogy. Her most recent book, In Other Lands, was a Hugo Award finalist. Visit her at SarahReesBrennan.com.

Books by this Author

Ghosts of the Shadow Market
Cast Long Shadows
Son of the Dawn
Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. I may not agree with a word you say, but would defend to the death your right to say it was Voltaire's first, but it's a good one!

Q. What do you regret most?

A. I took a lot of dares as a child. I regret in order the incident with the train, the incident with the harbour, and especially the incident with the open window and the nun.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I can find the fun in most situations.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Loyalty, humour and dedication

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I might be a teapot. I'd enjoy always being full of tea.

Author Voices

November 09, 2009

When people talk about being a writer, the first words that come to mind are glamour and artistic parties like Charles Dickens used to mix cocktails for. Whether you're starving in a garret or living in a castle like JK Rowling, I had this image of the author as a flawless, composed individual, serene in the knowledge they were creating art. Maybe with the occasional (very artistic, of course) fit of temperament. Then I became an author. The first word that sprang to mind was 'terror.' I got the idea for my book on a ghost tour through Exeter, when I was led down cellar steps by a fiend in the shape of a tour guide and presented unexpectedly with a... see more

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