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Why I Write

Why do I write fiction? It’s not an easy hobby. Nor is it an easy livelihood Ideas for stories often pop into my head, but it’s often a real struggle to get them out in words. It’s taking a quick and thrilling flash of inspiration and translating it into a hard slog of typing and… Continue Reading Why I Write

Entertainment, Escapeism, or Essential: Why we like stories

In theory, humans could live without stories. In practice, few do. Stories play a major role in human culture. Stories aren’t needed for physical survival, but we need them for reasons that go beyond physical life. That’s because we’re more than physical beings. And stories can be deeply satisfying to our minds. Stories are a… Continue Reading Entertainment, Escapeism, or Essential: Why we like stories