January 11th – Diana Gabaldon

“When I decided to write a novel, I had two full time jobs and three children under the age of six, so I don’t want anyone telling me they don’t have time to write a book….Basically, the only bottom line is you just keep writing.”Diana Gabaldon American author Diana Gabaldon (pronounced GAB-uhl-dohn – rhymes with…

January 15th – Ernest Gaines

“My six words of advice to writers are: ‘Read, read, read, write, write, write.’”Ernest Gaines Ernest Gaines, the author of the American classics Of Love and Dust, A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, was born on January 15th, 1933, on a plantation in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana. Over his career, he wrote eight books, won…

January 24th – Edith Wharton

“In spite of illness, in spite even of the archenemy sorrow, one can remain alive long past the usual date of disintegration if one is unafraid of change, insatiable in intellectual curiosity, interested in big things, and happy in small ways.”Edith Wharton Author Edith Wharton was born Edith Newbold Jones on January 24th, 1862, in…

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Hi! I’m Amy. I’m a writer who loves mining authors’ and artists’ lives and works for inspiration to keep me going in my craft. I wanted to share the juicy tidbits I’ve dug up, and I hope it motivates you too!

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