Literary Birthday

Literary Birthday – 13 October – Dalene Matthee

Dalene Matthee was born 13 October 1938 and died 20 February 2005 Quotes One always writes for that one person who knows more than you do. But memories got left behind while you kept walking on; every time you had to retrace your steps further…

Literary Birthday – 12 October – Lester Dent

Lester Dent was born 12 October 1904 and died 11 March 1959 Quotes First line, or as near thereto as possible, introduce the hero and swat him with a fistful of trouble. Hint at a mystery, a menace or a problem to be solved--something the hero has…

Literary Birthday – 10 October – Claude Simon

Claude Simon was born 10 October 1913 and died 6 July 2005 Quotes Life is not only full of sound and fury. It also has butterflies, flowers, art. For me, the big chore is always the same: how to begin a sentence, how to continue it,…

Literary Birthday – 1 October – Brian P. Cleary

Happy Birthday, Brian P. Cleary, born 1 October 1959 Quotes I like all things grammatical, and I had already written several books about parts of speech, and even the alphabet, so everything that makes up a sentence and even a word was covered except for…
Luanne Rice

Literary Birthday – 25 September – Luanne Rice

Happy Birthday, Luanne Rice, born 25 September 1955 Quotes Missing pieces do more than complete the puzzle, they fill in an empty space. The biggest mistake any of us can make is thinking that love is a feeling, an emotion. It's not that at all.…

Literary Birthday – 23 September – Jennie Shortridge

Happy Birthday, Jennie Shortridge, born 23 September 1959 Quotes I have always written, even when not being paid to, trying to examine the universal story through a personal lens. I write to put another voice, another viewpoint, out into a world where too many of the…
Jude Deveraux

Literary Birthday – 20 September – Jude Deveraux

Happy Birthday, Jude Deveraux, born 20 September 1947 Quotes There are no new stories. It all depends on how you handle them. In romances the characters are going to fall in love with each other; you know that when you see the syrupy cover. It's…
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