Right now, I am experiencing what can only be described as a creative void. It’s like my creativity and vitality are stuck in a white room with no doors or windows, sitting in a white chair unable to move. I can hear the dull roar of life just outside the room, but nothing is discernible;Continue reading “Voids”
You would think there’s something almost egotistical about writers who write about writers. But then, if you’ve ever met a writer, you would know that isn’t true. Writers are right up there with comics as the most self-deprecating people you could ever meet. Also, we’re a little on the unhinged side (well, the good onesContinue reading “Writers writing about writers”
The comment was made in a Feb. 2009 USA Weekend article by Stephen King: “Both Rowling and Meyer, they’re speaking directly to young people. … The real difference is that Jo Rowling is a terrific writer and Stephenie Meyer can’t write worth a darn. She’s not very good.” If you have not actually read theContinue reading “I agree with Stephen: Stephanie Meyer can’t write.”
Michael’s music is not just a good time in a club. It’s not just a soundtrack to some great childhood memories. It’s the evidence that a great artist can do anything.
When I pick up a book from the library or bookstore and read the back cover, I get intrigued by the plot of the story. But before I make that selection, I open to the middle of the book and read a couple of pages. If my skin starts to crawl, it’s over. The bookContinue reading “Good storytelling, bad writing”
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