Do you remember the first time you truly loved a book? When I'm at home with my family enjoying time together. I want people
What could I possibly say to all of these knowledgeable, skilled librarians looking up at me expectantly from their empty
As the author of over fifty works of fiction, people have asked me why I don't concentrate my work and pursue a single genre. They point out that genre writers, especially those who specialize in serial genres, reap the greatest commercial rewards. They have a point and the evidence is clear.
At my present age of 92, the afflictions of aging assail me like the onslaught of an army bent on my destruction. Each week seems to bring a new, unwelcome impairment. My chest rents space to a pacemaker, and I have several stents in my arteries.
Though I've observed the phenomena for several decades now, it still surprises me that even bestselling novelists, even the ones who complain that no one has made a film from their books yet, don't write novels dramatic enough to lend themselves easily to mainstream film.
Savannah left the safety of her small southern town for the bright lights of the city. Pulled into the animal rights movement
Current publishing trends are such that writers need to have an author platform before an agent or editor will sign them on. An agent friend of mine told an audience at a panel we sat on together, "Get the TED talk first and then come talk to me."
Unless he was simply jealous. Because Lawrence reached artistic heights Vidal couldn't even approach. Lawrence is one of
Johnny Cash was a brilliant musician. Singer. Performer. And masterful songwriter. Johnny Cash condensed high concept ideas into short, resonating stories -- ripping people's hearts in four or five stanzas -- that stayed in millions of ears and memories.
Hey #NaNoWriMo, maybe not everyone has a novel in them. And that's totally OK.