Should Politics mix with Writing Stories and Songs?
October 4, 2018
Authors should stay away from politics and social activism, right? That’s what all the marketing experts tell us. Stay away from Politics or your books will bomb. Forget voting discussions. Verboten. Yet, many famous authors and writers write about current political/social issues: Faulkner–novels about corrupt politicians, the despicable plight of black people, and whether […]
March 11, 2012
Kony 2013 Yes, I know, the big deal is the Kony 2012 video. My question: Where will this be in 2013 and how will we get there? The YouTube/Facebook video, now over 50 million views, touts getting rid of Kony, a warlord for LRA who kidnaps kids in the night, has them run his “revolutionary” army, […]