My friend Gary Provost and I created what we teasingly called the Gary Provost Sentence (with some help from Aristotle).
Rule #1 in writing is – or should be — if you’re not yet published (by someone else) you’re not the best judge of your own material.
A friend asked me the other day: “What’s more important to artistic success?
It’s a confusing time for those of us who read and write for a living, and it’s not just about digital books versus print books.
As long as we continue to think of ourselves more and more as a “brand” that needs constant promotion, and less as a human being who needs to connect to others in a meaningful way, we are in danger of trivializing our humanity.