I really think more fledgling novelists – and many current and even established novelists – should get out into the real world and cover local politics, sports, culture, and crime and write it up on deadline.
C. J. Box
I think that people who have played sports have an ability to relate to people because when you’re playing you have to work on teams and with opposing players.
When launching a product called an Energy Drink and named Red Bull, a product that stimulates body and mind, it is a short step to the roots where Red Bull came from. We have been doing this for 20 years – now it’s called adventure sports, extreme sports, and outdoor sports.
I’m thrilled, I’m grateful, I’m blessed. I played for the world’s greatest professional sports team in history. Once a Dallas Cowboy, always a Dallas Cowboy.
I’m a huge fan of Chicago sports and Chicago food, and I love going home and my family is still there. I guess it’s pretty easy to have a normal life in Chicago.
I think track is still one of the most exciting participant sports, but we haven’t been able to capitalize on that excitement through television and the print media.
Anyone could be in the orchestra, or sports team, or arts club at my school. It was precisely the kind of inclusivity that now meets with a sort of scorn and derision as a prizes-for-all culture that generates only mediocrity. There’s something so insulting about the idea that including lots of people means mediocrity.