Entries by Warren Adler

Mark Wisniewski

When I was a kid, the best stories came through my ears, usually during meals—often on “happy” holidays like the Fourth of July. There were certain old relatives who excelled at holding court as it were. I was curious and shy, so I’d listen demurely. Then came school, where reading and writing happened and it struck me to try to […]

Sonia Taitz

I have always been in love with the power of language. As the daughter of refugees, I spoke two: Yiddish and English. It amazed me that different sounds and syllables could mean the same thing, yet carry flavors, nuances, of their origins. I also marveled at the power of the written word. I’d read the […]

Leah DeCesare

Since the time I was very young I wanted to be a writer. I would write poems and stories and even sent off the first five chapters of a novel to a Big Five New York City publishing house when I was ten years old. That was my first badge as a writer – a […]

Do it Yourself: A 10-Step Guide to Self-Publishing an Audiobook

The audiobook industry is quickly growing, yet it can seem daunting to authors unfamiliar with the process. For the past couple of years, I have slowly been turning my repertoire of 50+ works of fiction into audiobooks. I have encountered many roadblocks, from managing flaky narrators to choosing a payment model. I just finished the […]

Celebrate National Senior Citizens Day with Warren Adler!

August 21st is National Senior Citizens Day! Approaching his 90th year, Warren Adler has proven that your third act can be your best yet. Celebrate today with this beloved personal essay from Warren below… ****************************************************************** “Lying About My Age: A Reflection on Ageism” by Warren Adler ****************************************************************** I am seriously thinking about lying about my […]

Chris Holm

Before I became a writer, I was on another path entirely, working toward a PhD in infectious disease research. It was interesting enough, I guess, but I was unfulfilled. Science wasn’t so much my passion as it was something I fell into. Early aptitude led to advanced placement, which in turn led me to an […]

Tess Gerritsen

Why do I write? I think I owe it all to my mother, an immigrant from China. Although her command of English was shaky, she did enjoy American horror films, and I spent many happy hours as a child, screaming my head off in movie theaters. I thought the height of entertainment was to scare […]