Jodi Picoult was born on this day.
19 May 1966
“A GOOD NOVEL TELLS US THE TRUTH ABOUT ITS HERO, BUT A BAD NOVEL TELLS US THE TRUTH ABOUT ITS AUTHOR.” — G.K. CHESTERTON.
I’m writing a first draft and reminding myself that I’m simply shoveling sand into a box so that later I can build castles.
History shows William Shakespere was born in Stratford-on-Avon 23rd April 1564. It is assumed he was baptised the customary three days after birth which was 26th April 1565.
Born 23rd April 1565 – Died 23rd April 1616.
What they call you is one thing. What you answer to is something else.
Born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and was credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. She received dozens of awards and more than 50 honorary degrees. Angelou is best known for her series of seven autobiographies, which focus on her childhood and early adult experiences.
“Busy is a decision… You don’t find the time to do things — you make the time to do things.” — Maria Popova, Bulgaria, writer
A genius! For 37 years I’ve practised fourteen hours a day, and now they call me a genius!
~ Pablo de Sarasate