A Lonely Kid’s Best Friend

I think most writers start out as lonely kids whose best friends are books. A little over a month ago, my wife and I were packing to visit my family for Thanksgiving. All of my clothes were neatly packed and I was frantically searching our bookshelves for some light airplane reading. Reading an engaging bookContinue reading “A Lonely Kid’s Best Friend”

Why Do We Read Love Stories?

There’s nothing like a good love story. And Twilight is nothing like a good love story. Or is it? For years, I’ve been trying to decipher the Twilight phenomenon. I wandered into Barnes and Noble and read the first chapter to see what all the fuss was about; I couldn’t see the allure. The writingContinue reading “Why Do We Read Love Stories?”

The Obsession

The life of a writer is often quite lonely. Even in a writing group or a room full of people furiously weaving words together, the creation of a new world has a strange way of trapping its creator inside. Last night, I finished co-writing a script for a play and came back to my house,Continue reading “The Obsession”