A. Hemingway once wrote, 'The world is a fine place and worth fighting for.' I agree with the second part.
A. Read more. And, read mostly outside your genre.
A. John Irving, Chuck Palahniuk, Tom Wolfe, Ray Bradbury, David Foster Wallace, Norman Mailer, Douglas Clegg, Robert B. Parker, Alexandre Dumas, James Joyce, Kurt Vonnegut, Ernest Hemingway, Robert E. Howard
A. Did that really happen? (All too often: Yes)
A. See author list above. I'm ALWAYS rereading at minimum one of them.