Sunday, June 19, 2016

Quote of the Week and the Week to Come

“I have never listened to anyone who criticized my taste in space travel, sideshows or gorillas. When this occurs, I pack up my dinosaurs and leave the room.” 
 
Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing

Source: Goodreads and Wikipedia 
 Ray Douglas Bradbury (Aug 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012) was an American fantasy, science fiction, fantasy, horror and mystery fiction author. Most widely known for his dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451 (1953) dystopian novel as well as his science fiction and horror story collections The Martian Chronicles (1950), Bradbury was one of the most celebrated 20th- and 21st-century American writers.
Recipient of numerous awards, including a 2007 Pulitzer Citation, Pulitzer Citation, Bradbury also wrote and consulted on screenplays and television scripts. On his death in 2012, The New York Times called Bradbury "the writer most responsible for bringing modern science fiction into the literary mainstream."

This Week on Writing from the Peak:

June 20        Ledema Renfrow, 2016 PPWC Scholarship Recipient

June 22        To Critique or Not to Critique by Jason P. Henry

June 24        Sweet Success Honors DeAnna Knippling