Obsessive Reading

I’ve always been an obsessive reader. When I find an author that I enjoy, I read everything I can from that writer. As a kid, I compulsively read the books of Agatha Christie–in particular the Hercule Poirot mysteries. I was actually introduced to those novels through the film adaptations of Murder on the Orient Express and Death … More Obsessive Reading

Formula vs. Creativity

The business of writing is a finicky one. Whether you’re a novelist, a screenwriter, a blogger, a journalist, or any other kind of writer, you are usually judged by your first success. I suppose this is the same with any creative arts (some friends of mine who made a highly successful horror film found it … More Formula vs. Creativity