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Kate Morton

Morton at a book signing in Barcelona, April 2013
Born 1976 (age 40–41)
Berri, South Australia
Occupation author
Nationality Australian
Citizenship Australia
Education Trinity College London
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
University of Queensland
Genres General fiction
Years active 2006–present
Spouse Davin
Website
www.katemorton.com

I'd pretty much given up hope of being published, so I just wrote the book I wanted to read.
Kate Morton
There's a market for mysteries for adults. That feeling of opening a book and delving inside and not coming out until you've closed the book.
Kate Morton
Some say I'm an overnight success. Well, that was a very long night that lasted about 10 years. But while I do, of course, now feel the pressure having had books that have been very successful, I just know I have to concentrate on writing for myself. I can't worry about genres or markets or what might be commercial or not. That never works.
Kate Morton
I write what I'd like to read and just hope that, along the way, others might like to read them, too.
Kate Morton
I simply love writing good stories, that's my passion.
People might think writing is a hard business, but it's nowhere near acting.
Kate Morton
I love the structural part of the writing process.
In retrospect, it seems like everything in my life led to me becoming a writer. I just didn't realise it at the time.
Kate Morton