According to a 2011 Forbes magazine article
- JK Rowling
Filled five notebook pages with made up “Q” Words before she came up with Quidditch
- Danielle Steel
Writes all her books on a typewriter from 1946
- Toni Morrison
Professor Emeritus at Princeton University
- Stephenie Meyer
Stephenie Meyer day is celebrated on September 13- Bella’s Birthday
- Mary Higgins Clark
Mary Higgins Clark 1st Short Story Stowaway was published in 195 in Extension magazine. It had been rejected 40 times over 6 years. She was paid $100.
- Maya Angelou
In 1941 dropped out of High school to become San Francisco’s first African American female cable car conductor.
- Alice Walker
Met Martin Luther King, Jr in the early 1960s and worked in Mississippi as a Civil Rights activist.
- Jhumpa Lahiri
Appointed to the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities by Barack Obama
- Joyce Carol Oates
Attended a one room school house in Erie County, NY where many of her works are set.
- Isabel Allende
Always starts a new book on January 8