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TGIF! The weekend’s almost here! Let’s celebrate with the Quote of the Day!

  

Maybe the grass is greener on the other side depends who was standing in it. Sometimes you have to go over there and look. 

Lynne Rae Perkins

Happy birthday, Lynne Rae Perkins! The Pittsburgh native studied art in college and didn’t consider writing until an art director asked if she had a story to go along with her drawings. Perkins discovered she did indeed have a story—the result was Home Lovely, her first published children’s book.

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Happy Thursday! Here’s your quote of the day!

  

And people tended not to bother a woman with a book. 

Cherie Priest

Happy birthday, Cherie Priest! The American author introduced many readers to steampunk with her Clockwork Century books, which are set in an alternate history world dominated by steam-powered tech, zombies, and a seemingly never-ending Civil War.

Here’s your Arthurian Quote of the Day for Wednesday!

From my ArthurianRomances.com website!
Enjoy 😊

Arthurian Romances

I found Him in the shining of the stars,

I marked Him in the flowering of His fields,

But in His ways with men I find Him not.

I waged His wars, and now I pass and die.

~Idylls of the King (1856–1885) by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, The Passing of Arthur

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Happy Humpday! Here’s your quote of the day…

  

It is ‘where we are’ that should make all the difference, whether we believe we belong there or not. 

Chang-rae Lee

After working on Wall Street for a year, Korean American novelist Chang-Rae Lee (born July 29, 1965) went back to school to get a masters degree in writing. Upon graduating, he turned his thesis into his first novel, the award-winning Native Speaker.

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Happy Tuesday! Here’s your quote of the day…

  

There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you. 

Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter (born July 28, 1866), author of the beloved Peter Rabbit books, showed an early interest in animals. As a child, she and her younger brother took care of mice, rabbits, a hedgehog, bats, butterflies, and insects.

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Happy Sunday! Here’s Your Quote of The Day…

  

Life is just action and reaction, rationalizations are added later on 

Ibn-e-Safi

Ibn-e-Safi is the pen name of famed Pakistani writer and poet Asrar Ahmad (born July 26, 1928). It is an Arabian expression which translates to Son of Safi—safi meaning chaste or righteous.

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Happy Saturday! Here’s Your Quote of The Day…

  

The Wild still lingered in him and the wolf in him merely slept. 

Jack London

July 25, 1897: On this day, Jack London set sail to join the Klondike Gold Rush. He would develop scurvy and lose his front teeth in the harsh conditions, but the experience would also inspire him to write the first of his successful fiction.

T.G.I.F.! Here’s Your Quote of the Day…

Jill M Roberts

  

I am not proud, but I am happy; and happiness blinds, I think, more than pride. 

Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas (born July 24, 1802) was born Alexandre Davy de la Pailleterie. He took the surname Dumas from his grandmother, an enslaved Haitian woman named Marie-Césette.

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Happy Thursday! The Week’s Almost Over! Here’s Your Quote of the Day…

Jill M Roberts

To say goodbye is to die a little.

Raymond Chandler

American novelist Raymond Chandler (born July 23, 1888) worked with director Alfred Hitchcock on the screenplay for Strangers on a Train. The collaboration did not go well. The two called each other names and refused to talk to each other, culminating in Hitchcock throwing Chandler’s drafts in the trash while holding his own nose in disgust.

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Happy Humpday! Here’s Your Quote of the Day…

  

If you have two friends in your lifetime, you’re lucky. If you have one good friend, you’re more than lucky. 

S.E. Hinton

Happy birthday, S.E. Hinton! The author of The Outsiders is a huge fan of the CW show Supernatural. She’s visited the set multiple times and even appeared in an episode in Season 7.