About Paul Levinson:
Paul Levinson, PhD, is Professor of Communication & Media Studies at Fordham University in NYC. His nonfiction books, including The Soft Edge, Digital McLuhan, Realspace, McLuhan in an Age of Social Media, and Fake News in Real Context have been translated into 15 languages. His science fiction novels include The Silk Code (winner of the Locus Award for Best First Science Fiction Novel of 1999), Borrowed Tides, and The Plot to Save Socrates. He appears on CBS News, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, the Discovery Channel, National Geographic, the History Channel, and NPR. His 1972 album, Twice Upon A Rhyme, was re-issued in 2010. His first new album since 1972, Welcome Up: Songs of Space and Time, will be released by Old Bear Records in early 2020.
What inspires you to write?
What authors do you read when you aren’t writing?
Tell us about your writing process.
I never outline. I write all the time, whenever I can. I excel with no schedule.
For Fiction Writers: Do you listen (or talk to) to your characters?
I listen to my characters.
What advice would you give other writers?
There are million good reasons not to write. Learn to say no to other worthy pursuits, so you have time to write.
How did you decide how to publish your books?
Up until 2012, all of my book were published by traditional publishers. Now I primarily self-publish. I have more control that way, and make more money from my books.
What do you think about the future of book publishing?
I expect that self-publishing will play an increasing role in publishing.
What genres do you write?: science fiction, mystery, nonfiction media history and future
What formats are your books in?: eBook, Print, Both eBook and Print, Audiobook
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