Updated: Jul 28
Date and Place of birth: June 5, 1964, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Richard Russell Riordan, Jr. was born in Texas in 1964. He suggested his child that he liken himself to the gods to make it easier for him to read because his he had dyslexia. He then wrote various stories about it on June 28, 2005, and eventually "The Lightning Thief", which was the first book of Percy Jackson and the Olympians, appeared. After the Lightning Thief, he wrote the books "The Sea of Monsters", "The Titan’s Curse", "The Battle of the Labyrinth" and "The Last Olympian".
I would like to share with you today; 10 Motivational Quotes by Richard Russell Riordan, Jr. on Success.
“The images from the book you make in your head are always going to be the best images.” /Rick Riordan
“Every child is different. I think it’s important that we don’t have maybe just one or two books that we’re recommending to all children – but rather we cater the books to fit each individual child.” /Rick Riordan
“I think kids want the same thing from a book that adults want – a fast-paced story, characters worth caring about, humor, surprises, and mystery. A good book always keeps you asking questions, and makes you keep turning pages so you can find out the answers.” /Rick Riordan
“My goal in the classroom was always to make sure they were having so much fun that they didn’t realize they were learning.” /Rick Riordan
“You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.” /Rick Riordan
“I have a great deal of sympathy for reluctant readers because I was one. I would do anything to avoid reading. In my case, it wasn't until I was 13 and discovered the 'Lord of the Rings' that I learned to love reading.” /Rick Riordan
“As a teacher, I've never seen anything like Harry Potter. That's why I smart when people talk about the next Harry Potter. There is no next Harry Potter.” /Rick Riordan
“Harry Potter’ opened so many doors for young adult literature. It really did convince the publishing industry that writing for children was a viable enterprise. And it also convinced a lot of people that kids will read if we give them books that they care about and love.” /Rick Riordan
“I think anytime you’re writing to the middle grades, you’re writing to young readers who are trapped in a number of ways between two worlds: between childhood and adulthood, between their friends and their parents.” /Rick Riordan