The old writers had the biggest influence on me and made we want to tell stories too, writers like Charles Dickens, E. Phillips Oppenheim, Howard Spring, Pearl Buck, James Hilton, H.H Munroe (Saki), Charles Nordoff & James Norman Hall, W. Somerset Maugham, Herman Wouk, James Michener, A.J. Cronin, Jane Austin, The Bronte Sisters and that crowd. They could really tell stories. Took 2 classes in Creative Writing, one in London, England and one here in Tel Aviv. I have sold several stories and articles to magazines and anth more...