“If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others:
read a lot and write a lot.”
-Stephen King

These rich works of beautiful storytelling impacted me greatly and influenced the course of my life. It is my absolutely pleasure to point you in their direction!

Speculative Fiction

11/22/63 by Stephen King

"Harrison Bergeron" by  Kurt Vonnegut

Imzadi by Peter David

The Death and Life of Superman by Roger Stern

Literary Fiction

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick


Writers of the Future Online Workshop from Author Services, Inc. (free!)

Wulf Moon's Super Secrets from Wulf Moon (award-winning curriculum)


On Writing by Stephen King

The Men Who Stare at Goats by Jon Ronson


Californication by Red Hot Chili Peppers

Closer by Josh Groban

Deep Breakfast by Ray Lynch

Hybrid Theory by Linkin Park

Ray of Light by Madonna

"Says" by Nils Frahm

The Lion King (soundtrack) by Hans Zimmer, et al.


For All Mankind by Ronald D. Moore, Matt Wolpert, and Ben Nedivi

Heroes (Season 1) by Tim Kring

How I Met Your Mother by Craig Thomas and Carter Bays

Lost by Jeffrey Lieber, J. J. Abrams, and Damon Lindelof

Sliders (Season 4) by Robert K. Weiss and Tracy Tormé

"The City on the Edge of Forever" by Harlan Ellison

"The Visitor" by Michael Taylor

Travelers by Brad Wright

"Tribunal" by Sam Egan and Leslie Stevens


Back to the Future by Robert Zemeckis

It's a Wonderful Life by Frank Capra

The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola

The Matrix by the Wachowskis

Serenity by Joss Whedon

"I have an undeniable obsession with time travel science fiction."