THE WRITING LIFE: Author Randal Greene draws inspiration from a Dakota City childhood

One of the most fascinating aspects about social media is chancing upon a group that I was honoured to have been able to join: the Literary Fiction Writers on FaceBook. The impact it’s had on reading, writing, and millions of subject interest communities is enormous. Without social media, there is little or zero chance that …

INTERVIEW: Author D. H. Schleicher on Inspiration, Movies and Writing

One of my most vivid memories as a child was watching Jaws in 1977 with my dad. I doubt it’s suitable for a 7 year old as I remember being terrified of swimming in the sea for about two years even though I grew up in Malaysia and it’s mandatory to swim. In the sea. And no, there are no sharks in Malaysia. I now realise the power of imagination and the impact of movies on creativity.