Literary Birthday

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…

Literary Birthday – 8 September – Lang Leav

Happy Birthday, Lang Leav, born 8 September What was it like to love him? Asked Gratitude. It was like being exhumed, I answered, and brought to life in a flash of brilliance. What was it like to be loved in return? Asked Joy. It was…

Literary Birthday – 3 September – Jenny Han

Happy Birthday, Jenny Han, born 3 September Quotes I just write the story as it comes to me, and my main objective is always to tell the truth. I love creating characters more than anything. I feel like they are separate from me. But in every…

Literary Birthday – 1 September – Nelson George

Happy Birthday, Nelson George, born 1 September 1957 Five Quotes I'm not a bad boy - I'm a writer.  It’s difficult in nonfiction to make the internal connections as opposed to the external connections. The writing style comes out of creating characters who are sort…
Leonard Bernstein

Literary Birthday – 25 August – Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein was born 25 August 1918 and died 14 October 1990. Quotes To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time. Inspiration is wonderful when it happens, but the writer must develop an approach for the rest of…
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