Authors, Developing Words – Octavia Butler

[Editor’s note: This post is part of a continuing series on how writers craft words to express their ideas and to connect with readers.] It’s “Jeopardy!” time. The answer is: “She was one of the few female African American science fiction writers, one who won multiple Hugo and Nebula awards for her work, and one … Continue reading “Authors, Developing Words – Octavia Butler”


Authors, Developing Words – Stan Lee

[Editor’s note: This post is part of a continuing series on how writers craft words to express their ideas and to connect with readers.] When you think about writers, who comes to mind? Ernest Hemingway? Stephen King? Isaac Asimov? William Shakespeare? What about Stan Lee? Chances are even if you don’t recognize the name you … Continue reading “Authors, Developing Words – Stan Lee”


Authors, Developing Words – Rod Serling

[Editor’s note: This post is part of a continuing series on how writers craft words to express their ideas and to connect with readers.] No, you haven’t entered the “Twilight Zone;” you’ve entered the life of Rod Serling, that show’s creator and one of television’s most prolific writers. He believed that his role as a … Continue reading “Authors, Developing Words – Rod Serling”