Following an interview with an actor, who turns an author after releasing a book, Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff, it is important to hear from the horse’s mouth why he had to venture into writing this book. He tells Rolling Stone that even though some perceived some controversies in the book, his intention was fiction-based and not as real. His book sounds satirical to some. The book has a title character of a man who sells septic tanks to Jehovah Witnesses which sets up fire from dictators. This is followed by rescue of imprisoned Hasidic Jews from the prisons in the foreign land and much more assassination of older adults. The book reflects extraordinary moments.
However, according to Penn, he is not worried or concerned about the reviews done by various people but rather his concentration is on the legacy. From his earlier success like winning Oscars for the work on Mystic River & Milk, all the way to being among the finest actors in his generation, Penn is never worried by anything but always pushing for greater achievement. Penn is a big fan of Harry Crews work. Originally, Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff was produced as an audiobook but later converted into a novel. What made Penn to do it in audio form was because he needed to be exposed to publishers and know how long it would take and the logistics around that, and so he opted to have an incomplete copy in the meantime. Penn shares that the idea to write the book, Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff, came from a snapshot of where he could see the nation heading which he says it was a product ad a symbol of isolation and loneliness. Penn said that he might not get back to filmmaking and he insists that the fiction writing offers him great freedom from collaboration. He says that he was not enjoying playing with others and his plan is to venture into writing more novels regardless of them being published or not. Pen says that this gives him a lot of peace since writing gives him best chance to exercise his thought and he enjoys that.
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