The Writer, aka a Hero…

What is a writer? Is a writer someone who loves the sound of his own scribe or are we agents of change that use our ink and words as weapons against the propaganda machines that manufacture death, poverty, racism, and injustice? It is definitely the latter. Think about it.  Superman chose as his alter ego a reporter named Clark Kent and the Amazing Spider man moonlighted as a photo journalist. We may not wear costumes or cover our faces with elaborate masks, but we do have superpowers. With thought and word we defend the weak and challenge the powerful, cloak our secret identities behind the headlines, and stand vigilant against those who would do harm to society. We writers are heroes, fighting to gather the right facts,


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