Why authors write is a question as old as writing itself.
The psychiatrist (and Scotsman) R. D. Laing once said schizophrenic behavior makes sense to the schizophrenic, or words to the effect. He also said “Life is a sexually transmitted disease and the mortality rate is one hundred percent,”
In many books set in the Apocalypse the hero goes on a journey to save themselves, their loved ones, and even the world but why as a reader do you even care about this journey?
Why am I a Writer?
During all of the thousands of interviews Stephen King has given over his decades-long career he has almost invariably been asked one question:
Where do you get your ideas?
To escape the rain outside, a young girl casually strolls amongst the shelves and shelves of glorious stories. Marvel sparkled in her eyes, giddy at the sight before her. Books, […]