If you’re a writer and you’re reading this then you don’t need me to tell you that writing can be very lonely and discouraging. It’s lonely because you do it, as Stephen King says, with “the door closed”. And unless you’re part of a writing team, you’re the only one in the room. It’s discouraging … More Inspiration and then Some…
I’m sure there are many critics—and authors—out there who will disagree with me, but I believe that Stephen King is one of the most important writers of my generation—important to readers and writers. Let me very clear about this: important to readers and writers. Let’s start with readers. He is probably one of the first … More On Stephen King
Censorship is alive and well in Easton, PA. I have a good friend who’s also a great writer, Kathy Kulig. Kathy happens to write “hot” – hot stories in the hot genre of the time, erotica. In fact I’ve lost count of the number of books Kathy’s written for Ellora’s Cave, one of the top … More Censorship Is Alive in Easton, PA
There’s a story about a senior citizen who went to medical school. Her dream as a young woman was to be a doctor. She finally did it when she’d retired. A reporter asked her, “Why are you going to medical school now? In five years you’ll be seventy.” Her answer: “Yes, I’ll be seventy but … More If not now, when?