Saturday… Just Saying 6/30/2012

Wilson Mizner, 1876 – 1933

Wilson Mizner was an American author and playwright. He is best know for  The Deep Purple, and The Greyhound, both plays.

Quote by http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/w/wilson_mizner_2.html
Illustration by K. LeRosier

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Ben Bova 1932—

Benjamin William Bova is an American Science Fiction author and editor. He is most known for his Grand Tour Novels such as Moonrise, Mars, and Titan.

Artwork adapted from from cover of Ben Bova’s novel Titan.
Quote from: http://www.logicalcreativity.com/jon/quotes.html

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Kurt Vonnegut, 1992-2007

Vonnegut was an American writer, satirist and humanist. He is most known for his controversial novel Slaughterhouse-Five.  His last book was  A Man Without a Country, subtitle: A Memoir Of Life In George W Bush’s America an essay collection published in 2005 in which he expresses the shame he feels for the current state of the United States.

Quote from video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crPrPpAaRXo&feature=related
Illustration by Karen LeRosier

Saturday… Just Saying

In honor of the passing of one of SciFi’s brightest lights:

Ray Bradbury, 1920 – June 5, 2012

Ray Douglas Bradbury was an American speculative fiction writer. Most famous for the dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451 and for science fiction The Martian Chronicles and The Illustrated Man.

 Quote from from The Zen Writer by Ray Bradbury, WD, December 1974found at http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/there-are-no-rules/21-ray-bradbury-quotes-your-moment-of-friday-writing-zen

Artwork by K LeRosier with Prism, Earth, and Bradbury images from http://commons.wikimedia.org/

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Karen M Moning, 1964-

Karen Marie Moning is a bestselling author most known for the Urban Fantasy Fever Series novels and Paranormal Romance Highlander Series.

KMM’s Fever Series is one of my favorite Urban Fantasy series. (tied for number #1)

Quote from: http://www.karenmoning.com/forum/archive/index.php/t-7449.html