“Sometimes when I think how good my book can be, I can hardly breathe.” ~ Truman Capote
Truman Capote was writing about his work-in-progress In Cold Blood. Capote worked on In Cold Blood for four years. In Cold Blood, a true crime novel, was published in 1966 to critical acclaim along with some controversy.
Capote received significant help from Harper Lee, a fine writer and author of the iconic To Kill a Mockingbird (1960). Lee won a Pulitzer Prize for her novel.
[Source for quotation: BrainyQuote.com, accessed December 2012. Information and dates from Wikipedia, accessed December 17, 2012.]