Literary Birthday

Literary Birthday – 17 March – Peter Robinson

Happy Birthday, Peter Robinson, born 17 March 1950 Five Writing Quotes I used to write my own versions of famous tales, such as William Tell or Robin Hood, and illustrate them myself, too. When I entered my teens, I got more into horror and science fiction…
Alice Hoffman

Literary Birthday – 16 March – Alice Hoffman

Happy Birthday, Alice Hoffman, born 16 March 1952 Alice Hoffman Quotes I think love is a huge factor in fiction and in real life. Is there a risk? Always. In fiction and in life. All the characters in my books are imagined, but all have a…

Literary Birthday – 15 March – Lynda La Plante

Happy Birthday, Lynda La Plante, born 15 March 1943 Seven Quotes People are drawn to the complexity of my games, the cleverness of the solution. But a book is me. So when you pick up the book, it’s my humour, my twists; no one else has…

Literary Birthday – 12 March – Dave Eggers

Happy Birthday, Dave Eggers, born 12 March 1970 12 Quotes People are strange, but more than that, they’re good. They’re good first, then strange. Also, I need deadlines, just like everybody else, especially coming from magazines, newspapers, and stuff like that. I need daily or weekly…

Literary Birthday – 12 March – Carl Hiaasen

Happy Birthday, Carl Hiaasen, born 12 March 1953  10 Carl Hiaasen Quotes There is no writer’s block in a newsroom. There’s only unemployment block. All novels are about crime. You’d be hard pressed to find any novel that does not have an element of crime. I…
Jack Kerouac

Literary Birthday – 12 March – Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac was born 12 March 1922, and died 21 October 1969 Quotes One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple. Thinking of the stars night after night I begin to realise 'The stars are words' and all the innumerable worlds…
Literary Birthday – 11 March – Douglas Adams

Literary Birthday – 11 March – Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams was born 11 March 1952, and died 11 May 2001 Top 12 Douglas Adams Quotes In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move. All opinions are not equal.…

Literary Birthday – 9 March – Mickey Spillane

Mickey Spillane was born 9 March 1918, and died 17 July 2006 Mickey Spillane Writing Quotes I was one of the first guys writing comic books, I wrote Captain America, with guys like Stan Lee. I’m 82 years old, wherever I go everybody knows me, but…
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