I was talking to a small class about writing (here I am, not even published, and I’m already talking about as if it were a full-time career. Hey, dream big!), and the question became, who influenced you as a writer.
It was a question I should have been ready for but wasn’t. I had to stop and think about it, so I believe the answer was an honest one.
There’s more than a few writers that would vie for first place.
A writer that always has, and still rocks my little world is Arthur C. Clarke. The first book written by this legendary author that I ever read was 2001: A Space Odyssey. It completely altered the way I looked at the Universe and our place within it. His descriptions were so utterly rooted in the real world. I could easily imagine myself out among the rings and moon of…
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