Saturday… Just Saying

In memory of Carlos Fuentes

 Carlos Fuentes, 1928 – May 15, 2012

Carlos Fuentes Macías was a Mexican novelist and essayist. He is known for novels, The Death of Artemio Cruz, Aura , The Old Gringo. The New York Times described him as “one of the most admired writers in the Spanish-speaking world” and an important influence on “El Boom”, the “explosion of Latin American literature in the 1960s and ’70s.

Quote from: http://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/1367127.Carlos_Fuentes
Bio from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carlos_Fuentes
Image from Wikimedia Commons

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Saturday… Just Saying

Jack London, 1876-1916

Born John Griffith Chaney, Jack London was an American author, journalist, and social activist. He is most known for Call of the Wild and White Fang.

Quote from: http://www.bethanyroberts.com/writing_quotes.htm
Images of Jack London and Carving representing Marupo, ancestor of the Māori tribe Ngāti Rāhiri are from Wikkipedia Commons.
Illustration composed by K. LeRosier

 

Saturday… Just Saying

Nora Roberts, 1950-

Born Eleanor Marie Robertson, Nora Roberts is an award winning and best selling  American author of more than 200 romance novels. She also writes as J.D. Robb for the “In Death” series, also as Jill March, and in the UK as Sarah Hardesty.

The clock image was adapted from a circa 1920 historical postcard commemorating the Japanese Empire’s first census. Found in Wikimedia Commons Images.

The quote is from http://writeattitude.net/quote.php