This question is not the same as my five favorite writers or the five writers I admire the most. Also, it’s possible that if asked tomorrow, I might change two or three of the names. But here are today’s five:
Who are yours?
5 responses to “Five People Who Made Me Want to Be a Writer”
The writers who inspired and continue to inspire me on a regular basis to write also happen to be my favorites, and they areRay BradburyIsaac AsimovWilliam GibsonChina MievilleAlex Irvine
J.R.R. TolkienArthur Conan DoyleWilliam GibsonErnest HemingwayStan Lee
Lawrence BlockStephen KingRaymond CarverGrant MorrisonHunter S ThompsonI'd love to say Alan Moore, but every time I read something of his it actually discourages me.
This is so much more fun than I thought it would be. (Thanks, thecitybelow!)
Robert B. Parker, Peter David, Octavia Butler,Joss Whedon, Chris Claremont and Warren Ellis (I know it's only supposed to be 5 but I had to include mr. Ellis).