Rumbling the Reason

Daily inspiration from the lives of authors and artists.

June 22nd – Octavia Butler

“Writing is one of the few professions in which you can psychoanalyse yourself, get rid of hostilities and frustrations in public, and get paid for it.” Octavia Butler Writer Octavia Butler was born on June 22nd, 1947.  After her father…

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March 22nd – Randolph Caldecott

“Art is long, life isn’t.” Randolph Caldecott Randolph Caldecott, the father of the picture book, was born on March 22nd, 1846, in Chester, England. An artist from a very young age, Caldecott’s first published drawing was a sketch of a…

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March 5th – Dora Marsden

“…without my brain the paper could not have lived and shown the signs of flourishing which it undoubtedly has.” Suffragist, Egoist, and Philosopher Dora Marsden was born on March 5th, 1882, in the village of Marsden in England. Her father,…

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