Timeline Of Ray Bradbury

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Ray Bradbury Was Born

August 22, 1920

Ray Bradbury was born in Waukegan Il.

Back and Forth

1926 - 1933

Ray and his family moved back and forth between Waukegan and Tucson AZ.

He began

1931

At the young age of 11 years old he began writing his own stories

War lord of mars

1932

At age 12 he wrote a sequel to the Warlord of Mars

Horror Stories

1932

At age 12 Ray began writing his own horror stories trying to imitate Edgar Allan Poe

Family Moved

1934

Rays Family Moved to L.A

Drama Club

1934

Ray Joined the Drama Club at his High School in L.A

First Published

1938

Ray Published his first book called Hollerbochens Dilema

Graduated

1942

Ray Graduated his High School In L.A

Devoted

1943

During this time Ray Devoted all his time to writing

First Story of Addams Family

1946

Ray wrote his first story about the Addams Family called Homecoming

First Collection Published

1947

Rays first collection got published they were the Dark Carnival Collection

Married

1947

Ray Married his wife Maggie McClure

Martian Chronicles Published

1950

The martian Chronicles Was published. This was a very interesting story i actually read it and it still confused me so i advise anyone who reads it to pay close attention

Science Fiction

1953

Ray began writing science fiction. This was important because he started writing a different style and it changed his work up.

Award

1954

Ray was given the Benjamin Franklin award

Ill

1999

Ray had a stroke and left him depending on a wheel chair to get him around

Another Award

2000

Ray got another award this time it was the National Book Foundation Medal

Retired

2009

After his long career of writing and publishing many great books Ray Bradbury decided it was time to retire

Death of Ray Bradbury

June 5, 2012

Being 101 years old Ray Bradbury lived a great life and will always be remembered for the great books he wrote and the amazing things he accomplished