Fred Kaplan's enlivening 1959: The Year Everything Changed, argues that the '50s -- a decade that saw the invention of the microchip and the creation of explosive art -- has been misunderstood in hindsight.
A famousauthor once told me, "Don't ever believe a writer who says they don't read their own press clippings." Likewise, don't trust a blogger who tells you they don't care how many people read their posts.
In its finale, Supernatural delivered not only one of the finest hours of network television of 2010, but it also supplied one of the most intellectually and satisfying closures any sci-fi or horror series ever broadcast.
In the cacophony of instruction and inspiration competing for the writer's ear, it seems to me a quote from Ray Bradbury emerges from the din. "There is only one type of story in the world--your story."