John Edmund Gardner was a famous spy and thriller novelist and a former Royal Marine Commando, distinguished for writing the continuation of the fiction thriller, James bond. John was also the creator of the popular fiction character Boysie Oakes, for his novel ‘The Liquidator’. He had penned down more than fifty notable fiction works, of which fourteen were his original ‘James Bond novels’. John’s work was liked by his readers because of the subtle parody of serious characters he included. Although it is true that he drew inspiration for his characters from other renowned novels, he completely revamped their roles. Be it the attire they wore or the vehicles they used; everything was different and had a twist to it. Examples to this were characters like Derek Torry, Herbie Kruger which later appeared in the James Bond series. John was known for rejuvenating the depiction and trend of fictitious characters. His writings, thoughts and quotes still motivate and boost our normal life approach. Have a peek at some of his famous quotations on love, life, introspection, happiness and motivation.
We read five words on the first page of a really good novel and we begin to forget that we are reading printed words on a page; we begin to see images.
People will tell you that writing is too difficult, that it's impossible to get your work published, that you might as well hang yourself. Meanwhile, they'll keep writing and you'll have hanged yourself.