I think that's because believable action is based on authenticity, and accuracy is very important to me. I always spend time researching my novels, exploring the customs and attitudes of the county I'm using for their setting.
Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at, with originality, which they should never bother about.
The key in telling stories that people relate to is, not surprisingly, vulnerability and authenticity. That means that letting people know the struggle behind your brand - the failures and mistakes - and how you got through them is really important.
Don't worry about what's cool and what's not cool. Authenticity is what's cool.
Enlightenment is the key to everything, and it is the key to intimacy, because it is the goal of true authenticity.
Authenticity is my life.
There are more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible that in any profane history.
If there's one theme in all my work, it's about authenticity and self-expression. It's the idea that some things are, in some real sense, really you - or express what you and others aren't.
I know of nothing more valuable, when it comes to the all-important virtue of authenticity, than simply being who you are.
It's hard to practice compassion when we're struggling with our authenticity or when our own worthiness is off-balance.
Soul is about authenticity. Soul is about finding the things in your life that are real and pure.
Authenticity doesn't just mean you're not filtering what you're saying, it's about being able to know and access the best parts of yourself and bring them forward.
There is a certain kind of respect for authenticity today that there wasn't back in the days when they did 'Cleopatra,' where everything looked like a giant motel. People want to have it be authentic in the look, and authentic in the way people behave.
Why do millennials like Bernie Sanders so much? I love that this is a mystery to Washington. It's the authenticity, stupid.
What made 'Dark Side Of The Moon' so great is some of the mystique and where it was coming from and just the authenticity of it.
'Detroit 1-8-7' - the numbers are police slang for murder - is filmed in that blue-collar Michigan city, providing a flavor of authenticity. Detroit offers a unique visual landscape that tells the story of the city and what it's been through.
With 'Divergent' and 'Insurgent,' there isn't great emphasis on uniformity; it's a vigilante military, the state is in disarray, and there is no reference point for authenticity, so it's just weapons work and circumstantial fighting.
Rag & bone images always reflect the authenticity of the brand. Their images have character and tell a story.
Authenticity is very important - be true to one's self.
Success will be when I can have a real swimming pool instead of the fifty-dollar one I buy at Kmart every year. But I don't want to get robbed of any authenticity to try and make money.