Literary Birthday

Chuck Palahniuk

Literary Birthday – 21 February – Chuck Palahniuk

Happy Birthday, Chuck Palahniuk, born 21 February 1962 12 Quotes on Writing and Life It’s easy to attack and destroy an act of creation. It’s a lot more difficult to perform one. I wanted to write about the moment when your addictions no longer hide the…
Anaïs Nin

Literary Birthday – 21 February – Anaïs Nin

Anaïs Nin was born 21 February 1903, and died 14 January 1977 Anaïs Nin: Top 15 Quotes I write emotional algebra. The day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. The final lesson…

Literary Birthday – 19 February – Jeff Kinney

Happy Birthday, Jeff Kinney, born 19 February 1971 Five Kinney Quotes I think the best stories are told in book form. The hardest thing about being a writer is being discriminating about what you put down on paper. It’s very easy to just write everything that…
Amy Tan

Literary Birthday – 19 February – Amy Tan

Happy Birthday, Amy Tan, born 19 February 1952 Amy Tan Quotes Words to me were magic. You could say a word and it could conjure up all kinds of images or feelings or a chilly sensation or whatever. It was amazing to me that words had…

Literary Birthday – 19 February – Laurell K. Hamilton

Happy Birthday, Laurell K. Hamilton, born 19 February 1963  10 Quotes On Writing Writers write. Put your butt in the chair and write on a regular basis. I’ve lost track of the number of people who want to be writers but never actually write anything. Talking…

Literary Birthday – 19 February – Carson McCullers

Carson McCullers was born 19 February 1917, and died 29 September 1967 Nine Quotes I live with the people I create and it has always made my essential loneliness less keen. There’s nothing that makes you so aware of the improvisation of human existence as a…

Literary Birthday – 18 February – George Pelecanos

Happy Birthday, George Pelecanos, born 18 February 1957 Seven Quotes If the storytellers told it true, all stories would end in death. For nine years I was a full-time independent film producer and wrote novels at night. Then I started to get offers to write for…
Toni Morrison

Literary Birthday – 18 February – Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison was born 18 February 1931 and died 5 August 2019. 15 Toni Morrison Quotes On Writing and Life What was driving me to write was the silence - so many stories untold and unexamined. Make up a story. Narrative is radical, creating us…
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