Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter – was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist best known for her imaginative children’s books featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit which celebrated the British landscape and country life.

Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone With the Wind

Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell was an American author and journalist. Mitchell won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1937 for her epic American Civil War era novel, Gone with the Wind, which was the only novel by Mitchell published during her lifetime.

The Rolling Stone interviews Stephen King. Magic results -- but then, when King talks on writing, it always does.

Stephen King: The Rolling Stone Interview

The Rolling Stone interviews Stephen King.Magic results -- but then, when King talks on writing, it always does.

The Brothers Grimm: Jacob 1785 –1863 and Wilhelm 1786 – 1859

The Brothers Grimm: Jacob 1785 and Wilhelm 1786 – 1859 These two guys filled my childhood, helped me babysit, and are now entertaining my great grand sons. Thank you for having such fertile minds

C.S. Lewis

Clive Staples "Jack" Lewis was an Irish writer and scholar. Lewis is known for his work on medieval literature, Christian apologetics, literary criticism, and fiction. He is best known today in secular culture for his series Chronicles of Narnia.

E Nesbit was one of the first children's writers to combine magic with realism. She influenced C.S. Lewis and J.K. Rowling.

NESBIT (one of the first writers of children's books to combine magic with realism, she influenced C. Lewis and J. Rowling) Author of Five Children and It, The Phoenix and the Carpet, The Story of the Amulet, etc.

Daphne du Maurier

Dame Daphne du Maurier, Lady Browning DBE was an English author and playwright. Many of her works have been adapted into films, including the novels Rebecca and Jamaica Inn and the short stories The Birds and Don't Look Now.

Edith Wharton (1862-1937) presented intriguing insights into the American experience. Author of more than 40 volumes--novels, short stories, poetry, non-fiction--Wharton had a long and remarkable life.

One of the major figures in American literary history, Edith Wharton presented intriguing insights into the American experience. Author of more than 40 volumes--novels, short stories, poetry, non-fiction--Wharton had a long and remarkable life.

Leo Tolstoy - “A real work of art destroys, in the consciousness of the receiver, the separation between himself and the artist.” Pinning this in dialogical even though according to Bakhtin, Tolstoy is monological

Louisa May Alcott, author of "Little Women". An amazing writer and a strong, independent woman in her time.

Louisa May Alcott 1832 – 1888 novelist best known as author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo’s Boys. Raised by he. Louisa May Alcott

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