Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust (1871 – 1922) was a French novelist, who is perhaps best known for his seven volume novel entitled In Search of Lost Time, with Swann’s Way (1913) being the best known amongst the seven volumes. Born in Auteuil, France in 1871, Proust was born to a pathologist father..
Born in Salinas, California, John Steinbeck (1902 – 1968) was an American writer, who is perhaps best known for his 1939 novel The Grapes of Wrath, alongside East of Eden (1952) and Of Mice and Men (1937). He is known for his characterization, which is always detailed enough for the reader to feel as though..
Let’s be honest, at one point in most people’s life, there comes a time when there is a compulsory piece to be written that the brain seems to be simply incapable of writing. As you stare at the blank screen ahead of you, it stares back sardonically. Decisively, that is my current situation; an article..
National Novel Writing Month takes place in November. During this time, participants write a novel…Wow, that wasn’t much of an explanation. Well, if you want more information, you’ve come to the right place! If you’re a writer, then you’ll be all over this event. But first, you probably want to know more about it. So,..
Have you ever heard the word “kafkaesque”? No? Well, it comes from one of the most frustrating, yet fascinating writers of the early twentieth century, Franz Kafka. His writing is both fascinating and frustrating in the sense that his writing sometimes manages to confuse readers with its complexity. As such, the term “kafkaesque” came into..