My writing philosophy is clear, if you haven’t grabbed your audience in the first twenty seconds, they’re gone. It’s the principle of never being stupid enough to judge a book by its cover but you can sure tell a hell of a lot by its first few sentences. Continue reading
The real beauty of writing for me is its rhythm; some call it cadence.
Without ever knowing the art of rhetoric, I sensed it as a child. Maybe for me it came growing up in an era of black and white TV, where sitcoms were still in the process of creating their genre and Yiddish shtick coupled with vaudeville’s zest held sway. Continue reading