AuthorsDen.com   Join (free) | Login  

   Your Online Literary Community! 
 Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

Signed Bookstore | Authors | Books | Stories | Articles | Poetry | Blogs | News | Events | Reviews | Videos | Success | Gold Members | Testimonials

Featured Authors:  Lem Yedowicz, iBelle Ami, iDiane Hundertmark, iAlan Brenham, ial squitieri,sr, iElizabeth Weeks-Rowe, iM. R. Mathias, i

 
Home > Author > Eric P. Glick
 
Eric P. Glick

· Become a Fan
· Contact author
   
· Books
· 1 Titles
· Add to My Library
· Share with a friend
·
Member Since: Jun, 2008

Eric P. Glick, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.






  Eric P. Glick           

Share  Save   [ Subscribe]        

Eric Glick is a writer, journalist and editor. He has written several plays, short stories and works of nonfiction.


Background Information

 

 I look at writing in two ways: as a science and as an art. If you approach it scientifically, you are likely to communicate more effectively. At the same time, you must balance that with the subtle flourishes that distinguish any great voice. And, like any art form, I believe writing takes practice. The more you do it, the more likely you’ll become better at it. You’ll “find your voice” and hone your style.  I equate writing with painting. A painter begins with an empty canvas, a writer with a blank piece of paper. Where either artist fills in the blanks is only limited by their own imaginations. E.L. Doctorow is credited with saying (and I may be paraphrasing): “Writing is like driving in the dark. You can only see as far as the headlights. But you make the whole trip that way.”

 

 

Every time I read a great piece of literature, I am simultaneously intimidated and motivated. Intimidated because I’m aware of my own limitations and shortcomings as a writer. And I’m motivated to overcome those limitations and shortcomings. My influences are too wide-ranging, diverse and lengthy to list here. But the writers who have the profoundest effect on me are the ones that motivate me to overcome the worst of my insecurities as a writer. I am astonished by the way great writers manipulate language and use words to weave a tapestry of emotions or evoke time and place. And I aspire to do just that.

 

Birth Place
Lewsitown, PA USA
Accomplishments

Winner 1999 Larry Neal Award (D.C. Council for the Arts and Humanities) for Fiction
Winner 2008 Larry Neal Award (D.C. Council for the Arts and Humanities) for Dramatic Writing

Additional Information

New in Paperback: The Dog at the Signpost



Featured Book
Turning Idolater
by Edward Patterson

We all have a White Whale to follow. It's high time to get to sea...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Finally Home-Lessons on Life from a Free-Spirited Dog
by Elizabeth Parker

The true story of a dog that was too difficult for anyone to control until we adopted him and while we taught him how to behave, he taught us a lot more...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members





Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.