Reading books and listening to song lyrics from a young age inspired me, and like all writers, I write on the backs of every author I have ever read, of every song that tells a story. Part of becoming an author has been taking in stories, styles, points of view that have transformed me, and
I have been writing since I was a young teenager. I have always enjoyed expressing myself through written words. The writing assignments in high school and college had always filled me with enthusiasm. There is a feeling of intense delight and fulfillment when I write. It is wonderful to sit back and just let the
I started The Ugly while at law school, and my initial goal was to critique the idea of law. I was publishing law review articles and dating a professor, and in the process got turned off by academic rationality. I came to see storytelling as the most sophisticated form of thinking. I realized I loved
I have been writing fiction since I was seven-years-old. There were several events that caused me to start writing. One reason I started writing was that when I was growing up in the mid-90s, although video games were becoming popular, I did not own any. Instead, when I was alone I would make up stories
I was told by several of my University professors that I should write, but I had always been more interested in fine art, so I didn’t really give it a lot of thought. It’s a tricky subject to bring up, but I finally started writing in 2015, after the loss of a pregnancy. I just
The world around has much information that inspires consideration, and that is always moving around my ideas and my creativity in my mind. For this story in the Earth Epicenter series, one day, I was reasonably touched by the excess of illogical, non-reasonable use of characters, such as giants and magic in a show such
I started writing Legacy of Dragonwand as a challenge. A friend ran a small publishing house and would publish short story collections gathered from contest winners over the year.
Both my mom and my high-school English teacher, to whom I dedicated my latest novel, That Deadly Space.
That's an interesting because I don't think there was any event, or series of events, that inspired me. I've written stories since I was very young. It's just something I've always done. It wasn't until I was in fifth or sixth grade that I realized not everyone did.