Posts Tagged ‘art’
Why I Write What I Write
I am preparing to give a brief talk about my new novel, Back Side Of A Hurricane, and when I talk about my novels, and try to answer the question, “What’s it about?” I always focus on theme rather than plot. Literary fiction writers, it seems to me, write about themes, and use plot as…Read More
What’s Hurricane Got To Do With It?
My second novel, Back Side Of A Hurricane, is currently being shopped to publishers. When people ask me about it, I usually hear something like, “Oh, it isn’t about medicine? I thought you wrote medical stories.” Well, no–I write stories. Some are medical, some not. “Hurricane” is primarily about the relationship between fathers and their…Read More