Literary Birthday – 15 November – Carole Nelson Douglas


Happy Birthday, Carole Nelson Douglas, born 15 November 1944

Quotes

  1. Never argue with a librarian; they know too much.
  2. A story is its own magical form of transport and it will accept aboard as many weary, tired, or hurting passengers as care to book passage.
  3. Winning is nothing unless the opponent is worthy.
  4. Don’t out think yourself. Let your imagination fly. Don’t censor yourself. Don’t edit yourself until you have a page or a chapter to look over the next day. Writing a novel is like whitewater rafting: you know you’re going to get somewhere, and it may be a bumpy ride, but you need that momentum to stay afloat. (source)
  5. An author really can’t afford to listen to anything but the muse. (source)

Carole Nelson Douglas is an American author. She has written more than 60 novels and various short stories. She is best known for the Irene Adler Sherlockian suspense novels, which started with Good Night, Mr. Holmes and the Midnight Louie mystery series, which started with Catnap.

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 by Amanda Patterson

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