One of my questions this time! And a lot of interesting answers.
Every author has someone or something that influenced them. They can be anything from another author to a style. Even a single book can be an influence. This week’s question is brought to us by H. Anthe Davis.
J. R. R. Tolkien inspired an entire genre.
Question 17: What authors, styles or intellectual movements have most influenced your writing?
First it was Mario Puzo’s The Godfather. I liked reading multiple storylines at once from many points of view. There are many authors who use this technique, but I saw it in Puzo’s book first.
The second was a movement that I’m not sure has a name. I grew tired of stories that boiled down to clear-cut forces of good and evil fighting against each other. Despite what we may feel, no one person or cause is completely good or evil. Instead I wanted to write about heroes that…
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