It’s interesting, in the Age of Trump, that my article on writing dystopian fiction is one of the most-viewed articles on this site. My review of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451is running a close second.
"You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them." - Ray Bradbury.
"If they give you ruled paper, write the other way." - Juan Ramon Jimenez.
“I disagree with the advice ‘Write about what you know.’ Write about what you need to know, in an effort to understand.” – Donald Windham
“There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'”
The stories in the mini-collections ELEVATOR, PROSPECT STREET, and BALL OF FIRE are published together in THE MOANING ROCKS AND OTHER STORIES.