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)
It's one of the strangest attributes of this profession that when we writers get exhausted writing one thing, we relax… (read more)
Writing, I'm convinced, should be a subversive activity - frowned on by the authorities - and not one cooed over… (read more)
As for the depiction of the Catholic church, it's not meant to be a prediction.
As long as my sixth graders showed an average improvement of five years, the principal and district pretty much left… (read more)