Thursday, February 26, 2009


I was thoughtfully tagged by one of my FAVORITE Blogging Brothers, Stephen Best of Morphological Confetti I always come away from his blog with a sense of feeling like I just taken a humanities, world history, world culture, American history CLASS! Yes he is Divine! Anyway he is asking what 25 Writers influence my writing? Well I can't be as bold to say they have influenced my writing but I love these folks and they write and tell stories leaving me feeling hopeful, loving and thoughtful about the world. It has taken me a few days to give this some real thought so here goes:

  1. Agatha Christie
  2. Toni Morrison
  3. Haki R. Madhubuti
  4. Nikki Giovanni
  5. Dr. Seuss
  6. Edith Wharton
  7. Pearl Cleage
  8. Lorraine Hansbury
  9. Nora Zeal Hurston
  10. Judith Krantz
  11. Phyllis Wheatly
  12. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  13. Sidney Sheldon
  14. Octavia Butler
  15. Alice Walker
  16. Marianne Williamson
  17. Isabel Allende
  18. Lani Guinier
  19. Barbara Jordan
  20. Bible
  21. Qur'an
  22. Naomi Wolf
  23. Amy Tam
  24. All Norse Mythology
  25. Shakespeare


Princess Tinybutt said...

wonderful list. like i said to stephen.. i think i'm gonna go dig around in my 'library' now..


Solomon said...

Great list Lovebabz!

Maybe I'll 'check out' a few of these that I haven't considered for a while...


msladydeborah said...

You have a great list!

I am checking out everyone else's list to see which writers were selected.

Stephen Bess said...

This is a great list and thanks for the love...babz. :) I need to come back more often. Peace~

Sista GP said...

I just loved me some Agatha Christie. I think I still have a box of her paperbacks around here. I love mystery novels, they keep my mind active.