Remembering Richard Brautigan

All of us have a place in history. Mine is clouds. – Richard Brautigan There have been four authors who have influenced my own writing, two in major ways and two in minor ones. In one way or another, these four have shaped my style, my attitude, my very approach to, and love of, writing.… Continue reading Remembering Richard Brautigan

Remembering Kurt Vonnegut

Anytime the subject of favorite authors comes up, Kurt Vonnegut is always the first author that springs to my mind. I’ve read a lot of books over the years, enough to fill a medium sized library, and I’ve been influenced by a lot of writers. But Vonnegut influenced more than just my writing, he influenced… Continue reading Remembering Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Gone To Blue

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. November 11, 1922 – April 11, 2007 I’ve read everything the man ever published, most numerous times. Indeed, I’ve read Breakfast of Champions every year for the last 30 years. He was one of the greatest influences on my own writing. I will miss him. “Everything that ever was always will be,… Continue reading Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Gone To Blue