I realize I will always be the poster child for police brutality, but I can try to use that as a positive force for healing and restraint.
I think it's very important that we instill in our kids that it has nothing to do with their name or their situation that they're growing up in; it has to do with who they are as an individual.
Perhaps writers should never be allowed to get together in a workplace context. It's not like studying computer science, after all. The emotions are at large, and are shared and are questioned. There is a vulnerability.
Being in love is all about the ability to give rather than take. It is not easy, but if you can accept this, then you will experience love.
I'm a novelist, editor, short story writer. I also teach, and I freelance sometimes as an arts consultant. Most of my books have been published by Warner Books, now known as Grand Central Books.
I'm like a bad musical cliche because I bring my guitar on the road and try to write songs in hotel rooms.