Sometimes you do it to save your own life, not anybody else's. That's mostly why I write. I'm not trying to change anybody else's life or the world; I'm trying to keep from blowing my own brains out. That's the real point. ”
I have taken Creative Writing classes and have a BA in English. I have had short stories published in minor publications, but nothing that would be seen as wide-read. I have written a play that I am currently in the process of rewriting as a novel. I...