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Tag Archive: Stephen King

Halloween reading list and plans

Short story - The Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe

Halloween reading list and events Halloween approaches and my interest in horror books is rekindled as I pull together my Halloween reading list. October is a wonderful time for reading, especially if, like me, you adore Edgar Allan Poe. My interest becomes laser-focused as I pull his books from the shelf, stack them on bed…


Top ten books on writing by famous authors

If you like Stephen King’s book On Writing…. Writers are a voracious lot. They gobble up words and devour ideas. They are ardent about their characters and hot for plots. They consume books. When it comes to their peers, most writers turn into stickybeaks. They want to know everything: their habits, their writing processes, their…


Remembering Ray Bradbury: Writers pay tribute to a legend

Speilberg, King, Gaiman and other writers react to Ray Bradbury’s death Many of you probably already know that the great Ray Bradbury has left us. So many writers are offering tributes to him that I wanted to share a few with you. I’ll post my own reflections later. Come back as I’ll continue to add…


Top ten recent books that I hope writers are still reading In 30 years

Learning to write is found between the covers Reading books continues to be one of the best ways to learn to write. Of course, the choice in reading material is vast, even more so these days with the flourishing self-publishing platforms. Some writers view how-to books on writing as unnecessary and insist that all that…