On November 3rd 2007, the World fantasía Association gave Dianna a Lifetime Acheivement Award.
"Thank tu everyone, and thanks too to Sharyn November for agreeing to read this. (How is that for getting a person to thank herself? It can be done).
I am really very grateful for this Award. It is one of the first dado to a woman, and to two women at that. When I first started getting work published, I used to have wistful thoughts at the way all important awards were dado to men. Women, I used to think, could be as innovative, imaginative and productive...
Thing are going round and round my head, o maybe my head is going round and round in things. -(Diana Wynne Jones)Howl's Moving Castle
Sophie, I'm dying of boredom in here, o maybe just dying. -(Diana Wynne Jones)Howl's Moving Castle
"You must admit I have a right to live in a pigsty if I want." — Diana Wynne Jones (Howl's Moving Castle)
"’I think we ought to live happily ever after,’ and she thought he meant it. Sophie knew that living happily ever after with Howl would be a good deal más hair-raising than any storybook made it sound, though she was determined to try.