Fantastic interview and profile by Kira Wronska Dorward over at PUNK NOIR! Enjoy,
by Kira Wronska Dorward UE
“By the timeI was fourteen the nail in my wall would no longer support the weight of the rejection slips impaled upon it. I replaced the nail with a spike and went on writing.”
―Stephen King,On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
Writing isn’t about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end, it’s about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life, as well.
― Stephen King
Richard Thomas is a writer who’s been around the block andknows a thing or two about the commitment, hard work, and rejection that comes part and parcel of being afictionwriter.
“I was a big reader in grade school,” he recounts of his beginnings, “where I won an award for ‘most books read’ in the sixth grade,” he recalls, smiling. “I…
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