On Stephen King

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

If not now, when?

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?