After finding herself exhausted, isolated, and sick, author Shauna Niequist came to a point where she knew her life had to change. She was tired, burnt out, and felt unconnected to the people she loved.
Paul Burston is a creative multi-hyphenate. A successful author, journalist, critic, and curator of the influential Polari Literary Salon in London, his latest novel, "The Black Path", is a radical shift in genre and tone.
If you're like me, there's something funny that happens when you make your dreams come true. I've always been self-motivated with an innate drive, so when my book was finally published after five slow years,
In Dimestore: A Writer's Life, Lee Smith reflects back on her growing up as a daughter of the Appalachian South and as a fiction writer. While she reports that her fiction finally clicked when she wrote about the life she knew growing up, her non-fiction benefits from the same gaze.
In their debut book, Hope Heals: A True Story of Overwhelming Loss and Overcoming Love, Katherine and Jay Wolf share the story of their devastating pain -- and ultimate healing -- after a brain stem stroke nearly took Katherine's life eight years ago.
Holidays give families a chance to gather, reflect on the last year, and create new memories. At least that is the ideal version of the concept. Brenda Janowitz's lovely and fast-paced novel, The Dinner Party, captures a much more realistic view of the intricacies of a family gathering.
I'm addicted to book review porn the way some people ogle real estate ads, vacation brochures, or the latest iPhone gadgets. When I first read the advance reviews of Jennifer Brown's debut novel, Modern Girls, I knew this was a must-read.
Yes, it happened! I now travel the nation sharing motivational and informational keynote presentations on dressing from the inside out. As part of these events, I always ask my audiences if they have ever had a special dream. Many raise their hands and in unison say yes!
Having to endure the soul-sucking, grinding misery of daily office life, with no end in sight, is a pretty grim prospect. Turning that very pain into our escape route was extremely emotionally satisfying.
In an era when mainstream publishers are increasingly reluctant to take chances on LGBT fiction, it's heartening to see one of the most exquisite gay anthologies of the year being published by UK literary imprint, Robinson, a division of Little, Brown Book Group.