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Richard Russo is an American novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, and teacher.
Born: July 15, 1949 (age 64), Johnstown, NY
“After all, what was the whole wide world but a place for people to yearn for their heart’s impossible desires, for those desires to become entrenched in defiance of logic, plausibility, and even the passage of time, as eternal as polished marble. ”—Richard Russo, Empire Falls
“Novel writing is mostly triage (this now, that later) and obstinacy. Trying something, and when that doesn’t work, trying something else. Welcoming clutter Surrendering a good idea for a better one. Knowing you won’t find the finish line for a year or two, or five…”—Richard Russo, Elsewhere


Happy birthday, Richard Russo

Richard Russo is an American novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, and teacher.

BornJuly 15, 1949 (age 64), Johnstown, NY

“After all, what was the whole wide world but a place for people to yearn for their heart’s impossible desires, for those desires to become entrenched in defiance of logic, plausibility, and even the passage of time, as eternal as polished marble. ”—Richard RussoEmpire Falls

“Novel writing is mostly triage (this now, that later) and obstinacy. Trying something, and when that doesn’t work, trying something else. Welcoming clutter Surrendering a good idea for a better one. Knowing you won’t find the finish line for a year or two, or five…”—Richard Russo, Elsewhere

Happy birthday, Richard Russo

Gabriel Garcia Márquez is a Columbian novelist, short story writer, screenwriter and journalist. Born March 6th, 1927 known throughout Latin America as Gabo. He is the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. His most famous work is One Hundred Years of Solitude.

“It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.” ― Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

Gabriel Garcia Márquez is a Columbian novelist, short story writer, screenwriter and journalist. Born March 6th, 1927 known throughout Latin America as Gabo. He is the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. His most famous work is One Hundred Years of Solitude.

“It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.” ― Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

keatsandnewton:

“There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”
-from Dracula
Bram Stoker’s 165th birthday

keatsandnewton:

“There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”

-from Dracula

Bram Stoker’s 165th birthday