Literary Birthday

Literary Birthday – 8 November – Kazuo Ishiguro

Happy Birthday, Kazuo Ishiguro, born 8 November 1954 Kazuo Ishiguro: Nine Quotes On Writing I started as a songwriter and wanted to be like Leonard Cohen. I’ve always seen my stories as enlarged songs. As a writer, I’m more interested in what people tell themselves happened…
Albert Camus

Literary Birthday – 7 November – Albert Camus

Albert Camus was born 7 November 1913, and died 4 January 1960 17 Albert Camus Quotes Live to the point of tears. Those who write clearly have readers; those who write obscurely have commentators. You will never be happy if you continue to search for what…

Literary Birthday – 6 November – Karin Fossum

Happy Birthday, Karin Fossum, born 6 November 1954 An Interview With Karin Fossum  Q: When it comes to your work, what marks a book’s success for you? A: That the readers believe in my story. That I have been able to move them. Q: Inspector Konrad Sejer…

Literary Birthday – 5 November – Sam Shepard

Sam Shepard was born 5 November 1943 and died 27 July 2017 Sam Shepard’s Quotes On Writing The great thing for me, now, is that writing has become more and more interesting. Not just as a craft but as a way into things that are not…

Literary Birthday – 2 November – Shere Hite

Happy Birthday, Shere Hite, born 2 November 1942 Hite is an American-born German author, sex educator, and feminist. Her work has focused primarily on female sexuality.  The Hite Report on Female Sexuality (1976, 2004) has sold more than 50 million copies.  Source for Image Writers Write offers the best…

Literary Birthday – 1 November – Stephen Crane

Stephen Crane was born 1 November 1871, and died 5 June 1900 Every sin is the result of collaboration. It perhaps might be said—if any one dared—that the most worthless literature of the world has been that which has been written by the men of one…

Literary Birthday – 1 November – James Kilpatrick

James Kilpatrick was born 1 November 1920, and died 15 August 2010 The Top Six Kilpatrick Quotes on Writing If you would write emotionally, be first unemotional. If you would move your readers to tears, do not let them see you cry. Be clear, be clear,…

Literary Birthday – 31 October – John Keats

John Keats was born 31 October 1795, and died 23 February 1821 A thing of beauty is a joy forever: Its loveliness increases; It will never Pass into nothingness. Quotes I want a brighter word than bright. We read fine things but never feel them to…

Literary Birthday – 30 October – Ezra Pound

Ezra Pound was born 30 October 1885, and died 1 November 1972 Nine Ezra Pound Quotes Good writers are those who keep the language efficient. That is to say, keep it accurate, keep it clear. It ought to be illegal for an artist to marry. If…
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