Saturday…Just Saying 10/13/2012

Neil Gaiman, 1964-

Neil Gaiman is an award winning English author whose work crosses genres but is most know for fantasy and science fiction in a wide variety of formats, short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theater and films.The comic book series The Sandman, and novels Stardust, American Gods, and Coraline,  are some his best known works.

Gaiman’s rules from  http://www.brainpickings.or
Gaiman’s image from http://commons.wikimedia.org

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Saturday Just Saying 9/1/2012

Orson Scott Card, 1951

Orson Scott Card is an American Science Fiction & Fantasy Author noted for novels, Ender’s Game, Ender’s Shadow, and Speaker for the Dead.

Quote from   http://www.quotegarden.com/writing.html
Photo from Wikimedia Commons, Illustration by K LeRosier

Saturday… Just Saying 7/14/2012

Neil Gaiman, 1960-

Neil Richard Gaiman is an English author who writes in a variety genres and mediums. Genres include fantasy, science fiction and horror, mediums include, novels, graphic novels, short stories, children’s books, as well as scripts for film and television. He is well known for his comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, and Coraline.

Quote from: http://koti.mbnet.fi/pasenka/quotes/q-writ.htm#About%20characters
Image adapted from Albert Bierstadt, A Storm in the Rocky Mountains, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bierstadt-storm-in-the-rocky-mountains-1886.jpg
Illustration by KLeRosier

Saturday… Just Saying 7/7/2012

Robin Hobb, 1952

Robin Hobb is one of two pen names used by Margaret Astrid Lindholm Ogden, an American fantasy author. She also writes as Megan Lindholm.  As Hobb she is best known for The Realm of the Elderlings novels made up of The Farseer Trilogy, Liveship Trader Trilogy, The Tawny Man Trilogy, and The Rain Wilds Chronicles.

I’ve read and enjoyed the Liveship Traders Trilogy as well as a short story Homecoming from Legends II.

Quote from:http://www.novelish.com/writing/advice-from-fantasy-authors/
Illustration by K LeRosier

Saturday… Just Saying 3/3/2012

George R. R. Martin, 1948-

George Raymond Richard Martin is an author of fantasy, horror, and science fiction.  He is most known for his best selling epic fantasy series,  A Song of Ice and Fire.  Game of Thrones, Book 1, has been adapted into a HBO series. 

Artwork by K L Rosier with Images adapted from Wikimedia Commons.