Why I write about my college newspaper days

John's Head

Three years ago, I saved this paper from the abyss for the second time in 20 years (with some help, of course).  But the first version of my editorship is what inspired my current novel series. Three years ago, I saved this paper from the abyss for the second time in 20 years (with some help, of course). But the first version of my editorship is what inspired my current novel series.

Now that “Change Rising” is out, there has been something I’ve been asked by quite a few people over the last few years, being “why do you write about your college newspaper days?  Don’t you have something better to write about?”

Here is the answer:  yes, I do have plenty better to write about.  I could write about politics, or humor, or how greenhouse gasses are destroying our planet, or how global warming is a forbidden word for employees of the State of Florida.  I could muse about President Obama’s many failings, or how the religious right has been so out-of-control that many want our nation to become a theocracy.  I could go…

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