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Still-Foreign Correspondent

Daniel A. Olivas | Posted 11.06.2015 | Latino Voices
Daniel A. Olivas

Mainstream media must start figuring out that it makes good business sense to rely on Chicano talent as news anchors, authors, artists, actors and film directors. By going to the source, I assume the representation of Chicano culture would be more honest and accurate than what we often see.

What's Your Time Worth as an Author?

Lev Raphael | Posted 03.30.2015 | Books
Lev Raphael

Years ago, a much more experienced writer helped me start thinking about what my time was worth when I was invited to speak somewhere. It's not just the day of the event, she said, if it's only a day.

Lev Raphael | Posted 03.28.2015 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

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Memo: What I Learned From My Memorial Day Weekend Book Readings

Kipp Friedman | Posted 07.27.2014 | Comedy
Kipp Friedman

Start with a joke -- something like: "I know you'd probably prefer to be in the Hamptons." But don't antagonize the 12 people in the audience by adding: "... but couldn't afford it." The bartender won't give you a free drink.

Author Book Signings At Airports

wsj.com | DAVID ROTH | Posted 08.07.2011 | Books

A few weeks ago, Kostya Kennedy sat at a small table just past the security checkpoint inside LaGuardia Airport's Terminal D. Surrounding him were cop...

HuffPost Divorce Blogger Laura Dave Debuts New Novel

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 07.12.2011 | Divorce

On Wednesday night, the cozy screening room at West Hollywood's Soho House was buzzing as crowds gathered to hear bestselling author and Huffington Po...