Authors

Lies about Authors

A couple weeks ago, I wrote a column about the lies of writing. It did pretty well so I followed it up with a column about the truths about writing. That one didn’t do so well, so I’m going back… Read More ›

Based on a True Story

You’ve heard it all before. Based on a true story. Ripped from the headlines. There are a lot of television shows/novels/films that claim that their stories are actual depictions of real life events. But are they? How much truth is… Read More ›

May Reading List Wrap-up

I saw some other people do this and since I’ve been reading more lately, I thought I’d try ranking the books I’ve read in May from highest to lowest and the reasons why I liked/disliked them. So, without further ado,… Read More ›

Why I Hate Writing

As you read the headline, I know what you must all be thinking: “But Jim, you’re a writer. How can you possibly hate writing?” In reality, hate is probably too strong of a word. I love writing and there’s nothing… Read More ›

Hopefully reading

Ever since the coronavirus officially entered Indiana, the state I live in, I’ve been reading books that had a post-apocalyptic and/or world spreading virus theme. For instance, I’m a little under 200 pages left in Stephen King’s “The Stand.” At… Read More ›