Literary Birthday

Literary Birthday – 7 February – Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder was born 7 February 1867, and died 10 February 1957  Five Quotes The ‘Little House’ books are stories of long ago. Today our way of living and our schools are much different; so many things have made living and learning easier. But the real…

Literary Birthday – 6 February – Bob Marley

Bob Marley was born 6 February 1945, and died 11 May 1981 Five quotes None but ourselves can free our minds. The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him…
William S. Burroughs

Literary Birthday – 5 February – William S. Burroughs

William S. Burroughs was born 5 February 1914, and died 2 August 1997 Quotes Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalising. A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what’s going on. A psychotic is a guy who’s just found out what’s…
James Michener

Literary Birthday – 3 February – James Michener

James Michener was born 3 February 1907, and died 16 October 1997. Top 10 Michener Quotes Being goal-oriented instead of self-oriented is crucial. I know so many people who want to be writers. But let me tell you, they really don’t want to be writers. They…
Gertrude Stein

Literary Birthday – 3 February – Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein was born 3 February 1874, and died 27 July 1946 Gertrude Stein: Top 10 Quotes If you can’t say anything nice about anyone else, come sit next to me. We are always the same age inside. If the communication is perfect, the words have…

Literary Birthday – 2 February – Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand was born 2 February 1905, and died 6 March 1982 The Top 10 Ayn Rand Quotes The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage…
James Joyce

Literary Birthday – 2 February – James Joyce

James Joyce was born 2 February 1882, and died 13 January 1941 James Joyce Quotes I’ve put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that’s the only way of insuring one’s immortality. The…
Literary Birthday – 1 February – Muriel Spark

Literary Birthday – 1 February – Muriel Spark

Muriel Spark was born 1 February 1918, and died 13 April 2006 Quotes If you’re going to do a thing, you should do it thoroughly. If you’re going to be a Christian, you may as well be a Catholic. It is difficult for people of advanced…
Literary Birthday – 1 February – Meg Cabot

Literary Birthday – 1 February – Meg Cabot

Happy Birthday, Meg Cabot, born 1 February 1967 Meg Cabot’s Advice to Young Writers: Write the kinds of stories you like to read. If you don’t love what you’re writing, no one else will, either. Don’t tell people you want to be a writer. Everyone will…

Literary Birthday – 31 January – Norman Mailer

Norman Mailer was born 31 January 1923, and died 10 November 2007  Norman Mailer: 10 Quotes On Writing Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing. One of my basic notions for a long, long time is that there is this mysterious mountain out…
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