Sometimes you’re not even sure which of your stories were failures. There are things I’ve written that I thought were complete catastrophes when I finished with them that have gone on to generate some of my most positive feedback.
It’s all about who’s where on the food chain. When I’m the story editor I expect my writers to follow my vision. When I’m working for another editor I’m obliged to follow their vision.
In general shorter is better. If you can encapsulate your idea into a single captivating sentence you’re halfway home.
I was a very sickly kid. While I was in the hospital at age 7 my Dad brought me a stack of comic books to keep me occupied. I was hooked.
I became an art major took every art class my school had to offer. In college I majored in Advertising Art and Design.
A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else.