Influential Writers

J. R. R. Tolkien

J. R. R. Tolkien

If there is a single author on this planet whose name is more widely known than that of J. R. R. Tolkien, I have no idea who it would be.  He is an incredibly important author in the history of 20th century literature.  In fact, author and fellow professor Tom Shippey...

Andre Norton

Andre Norton

This post about Andre Norton is the leadoff for a series I intend to write about writers who have influenced and shaped both my reading and my writing over the years.  They won't be very profound--mostly just retrospectives and appreciations. Andre Norton (February...