Month: July 2013

Literary Birthday – 31 July – Faye Kellerman

Happy Birthday, Faye Kellerman, born 31 July 1952 Five Quotes I write to entertain. And if the reader finds my religion interesting, that’s a bonus. Every writer essentially deals with three books – the one that’s being published, the one that is being actively written,…

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Literary Birthday – 31 July – J.K. Rowling

Happy Birthday, J.K. Rowling, born 31 July 1965 15 Quotes The most important thing is to read as much as you can, like I did. It will give you an understanding of what makes good writing and it will enlarge your vocabulary. Jane Austen is the…

Why I Write Romance

I’m standing at the bar. My feet are killing me. I need a drink. Now. The mirrored wall behind the counter confirms my need. Flat hair, washed out make-up.  It’s been a long day, people. This is a dangerous situation. The lone barman is dealing…

Literary Birthday – 30 July – Emily Brontë

Emily Brontë was born 30 July 1818, and died 19 December 1848 Nine Quotes He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. Terror made me cruel. A person who has not done one half his day's…

Literary Birthday – 30 July – Ann Brashares

Happy Birthday, Ann Brashares, born 30 July 1967 Seven Quotes When I turned fifteen, I remember my father gave me a credit card which I was allowed to use for two things: emergencies and books. I have spent so many hours with my characters, imagining them…

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