Ellery Queen is a pseudonym for two cousins named Manfred Lee and Frederic Dannay, who were both born in Brooklyn in 1905. Lee would eventually have seven children and Dannay would have three. Through hard work and cooperation these authors created several prominent mystery stories. The men started writing after entering a mystery writing contest for amusement when they were younger, and to their surprise, won! That very writing contest aided them in creating some of the greatest mystery books and the organization, “Mystery Writers of America.” Both authors went to the Brooklyn Boys High School.
One of my favorite authors of all time has to be Maurice Sendak, he started off as a comic book writer and then eventually found his passion for picture books and made one of the greatest picture books known to us today “Where the Wild Things Are”. Maurice Sendak is one of the most renowned children’s author, he was born on June 10, 1928 in New York City he also studied at the Art Students League and illustrated more than 80 books by other writers before authoring one himself. One of his most famous books that got him noticed the most was the captivating picture book of Where the Wild Things Are. Maurice Sendaks childhood was one of art, he grew up in Brooklyn, New York who started to draw to pass the time but it was ultimately his talent and passion for art that landed him a part-time job at All-American Comics while in high school.
James R. Benn is an America novelist from New York City, New York is best known for the Billy Boyle World War II Mystery series. These are historical thriller mysteries set in THE World War II era. A graduate of the University of Connecticut and with a Master of Library of Science from the Southern Connecticut State University, Benn started writing his first novel when he was fifty years old. He first started writing in 2006 and went full time in 2010. James R. Benn series of novels center on the adventures of Billy Boyle a detective in the Boston Police Department.
The big day has finally arrived for singer Ashlee Simpson and her husband, The Hunger Games actor, Evan Ross. Last night the couple welcomed their first child together, a daughter whose name has yet to be revealed though of the name Ross promises “Yeah, it’s unique. You guys will figure out the story behind it once we tell the name.” The two married in late August of last year and have since been in marital bliss, according to Ross. It was revealed to E! News that the couple’s entire family was in attendance to support them during this joyous occasion and that Ross was very excited and emotional during the birth.
Running through the award winning book, “The Maze Runner Introduction “Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written in his works.” As English writer Virgina Woolf quoted, the author’s identity has a large influence on the novel so, as an introduction I will explain about James Dashner, the author of The Maze Runner. Firstly, his background. Dashner was born in 1972 and lived with his 5 siblings. He loved novels as a child and wrote The in 2009. He now lives with his wife and four kids.
My trek first began sophomore year of High School when I heard about the infamous "Appalachia Mission Trip." When students talked about this trip, you got the impression that they had gone to New York City for a weekend bachelor party. As soon as I heard the upperclassmen guarantee it was the most fun they've had on school trip, I knew I had to experience it myself. As it turns out, I had no idea what I was signing up for until we had our first meeting. The intimidating 6 foot 10 inch Kyle Goldcamp, Ex-minor league basketball player and head of the Lasallian Ministry department, was the first to talk about the responsibility and hard work this trip entails.
John Quincannon is the lead protagonist of the John Quincannon series of detective thrillers by Bill Pronzini. The first novel of the series was Quincannon that introduced former United States Secret Service agent John Frederick Quincannon and his partner Sabina Carpenter that team up to start an investigations business. Pronzini the author was born in California in 1943 and showed early predilection to reading. Some of his favorite novels were the mystery digests and science fiction books that belonged to his grandfather and the pulp magazines to be found in second hand bookstore when he was twelve. Like Nameless his most popular character, Pronzini has a huge collection of digest and pulp magazines that contains nearly 3000 titles.
Washington, D.C., or The District of Columbia, is the capital of the United States of America. In the summer of 2011, I traveled there for the first time because my dad would be working there the whole summer, so my family decided we were going to stay there for two months. That summer was filled with exploring the interesting museums and iconic monuments of Washington, D.C. We even took a train to New York and stayed there for a couple of days. We’ve been to Washington D.C. twice since. First off, we commenced our long trip with a very long drive.
It was a warm and windy morning in the month of June 2007. I was 7 years old and my family planned a big trip to go to Hershey park. I was so excited it made me want to scream at the top of my lungs. But I didn’t. This trip was going to be the best trip of the summer.
Dr. Seuss is one of the most well-known American author and illustrator of children’s books. His writing has had and continued to have an outstanding impact on our nation readers. Theodor Geisel’s most well known american author “title” didn’t come immediate. Theodor’s journey began when he “moved into a walk-up apartment on New York’s Lower West Side while he tried to establish himself as a cartoonist(Philip Nel. ).” After a year Theodor found his career that was going to make him famous, advertising, little did he know that one day he would be America 's best well