Movie SF is, by definition, dumbed down - there have only been three or four SF movies in the history… (read more)
No one inspired me to write, but writer Harlan Ellison terrified me into getting published.
The truth is, it's not a great career move to create a readership and then, in effect, abandon them.
There's a unique bond of trust between readers and authors that I don't believe exists in any other art form;… (read more)
I loved almost everything about being a teacher, but I was an unusual teacher.
It started 25 years ago, when I was teaching elementary school in a small town in Missouri.
It's odd how violence and humor so often go together, isn't it?
It's one of the strangest attributes of this profession that when we writers get exhausted writing one thing, we relax… (read more)