New book is underway, so it was time to get back to nature from some inspiration and, potentially, to dodge bullets.
From a storyteller’s perspective, it ain’t about the tragedy; it’s always about what happens after that.
Right now, the challenge that the millionaire agents and billionaire publishers did not want to take on-- "where do I sell this?"-- I've taken on myself.
I was about to give Origin a try, but then I nearly didn’t for one reason. In front of me, a dozen sycophantic entries like “I’m only here because Tom Felton is in it! Yippee!” Several were in ALL CAPS, many contained misspellings. The name didn’t ring a bell.
When I looked it up, my heart turned cold.
Writers are weird.
However, a bit like bad whiskey or good arsenic, we’re tolerable in very small doses.
First-time director Bradley Cooper pulls off one trick in this film… I still can’t work out how he did it.
My previous literary agent, now deceased, was a dreadful experience. However, he did give me one thing and one thing only: a great Al Pacino story.
There's a point where the characters that have been leading you on this adventure need their creator to make sense of it all. If you can't, they'll never get you to "The End".
On writing and the one of the greatest moments a solitary author might experience that doesn't require a credit card number.