To receive a new writer's quotation as they are posted, click on the photograph and you will be taken to my It's All About the Words facebook page and click "Like."

To learn more about the writerThe name of the writer is linked to to the writer's website, full biography or, occasionally, the best article I could locate online.

In the event I have more than one great option, I usually decide not to choose between them. After all, it's all about the words.

Here's looking at you, PJ

Posted by PJBraley on November 1, 2016


Lucy Maud Montgomery OBE,  Canadian writer.

Mark Twain, aka Samuel Langhorne Clemens, American writer.

Clive Staples Lewis, British writer, and poet.

Rita Mae Brown, award-winning American writer, poet, and screenwriter.

Marilyn Hacker, award-winning American poet and editor.

Frederik George Pohl, award-winning American writer.

Charlaine Harris Schulz, American writer.

Adam Ensalaco, American writer and poet.

Suzanna Arundhati Roy, Indian writer. Recipient of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 1997.

Guy Davenport, American writer and poet.

George Eliot aka Mary Ann Evans, English writer.

Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet), French writer.

Robert F. Kennedy, American writer…and so much more.

Jack Warner Schaefer, American writer.

Margaret Eleanor Atwood, award-winning Canadian writer and poet.

Shelby Dade Foote, award-winning American historian and writer.

Chinua Achebe, Nigerian writer and poet. Recipient of the Man Booker International Prize (2007).

Marianne Craig Moore, American Modernist poet and writer. Recipient of Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1952).

Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren, Swedish writer and screenwriter.

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson, Scottish writer and poet.

Janette Turner Hospital, Australian-born North American writer.

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., American author.

Martin Luther, German friar, priest, theologian, and writer.

James Marcus Schuyler, American poet. Recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1981.

Margaret M. Mitchell, American writer and journalist. Recipient of the National Book Award for Most Distinguished Novel of 1936.

Guy Gavriel Kay, CM, Canadian writer. Recipient of the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel 2008.

Michael Cunningham, award-winning American writer. Recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1999.

Sam Shepard, award-wining American writer and playwright. Recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1979.

Robert Bernard “Bob” Considine, American writer and journalist.

William Cullen Bryant, American writer and poet.

Charles Kenneth "C. K." Williams, award-winning American writer and poet; Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2000, National Book Award 2003.

Gordon R. Dickson, Canadian-American writer. Inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame (2000).