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From the Box Office to the Books: How Movies Create Better Writers

Mycah Hazel | Posted 01.11.2016 | Books
Mycah Hazel

As writers, whether fiction or freelance, our works often arise from the things we see around us or the things we wish we could see. Nonetheless, our works also stem from the visuals that have been created for us.

Will Movies and TV Shows Eventually Kill the Written Word?

Warren Adler | Posted 09.25.2015 | Books
Warren Adler

As a longtime practitioner of the art of fiction writing and a committed reader of the works of others, I have been thinking a great deal about the impact of the proliferating film/TV industry on the future of reading.

13 Books You'll Want to Read Before They Hit the Big Screen

Off The Shelf | Posted 08.07.2015 | Books
Off The Shelf

In classic Hollywood style, everything old is new again. They say the book is always better than the movie, but I'm of the mind that nothing's better than experiencing your favorite stories first on the page and again on the big screen.

Books To Read Before You See The Movie This Summer

Posted 06.09.2014 | OWN

Some of our all-time favorite novels and memoirs are about to have their debuts as films. Here's what to enjoy on the page, as well as on the screen. ...

Divergent Movie Review: Readers Will Love It (Spoiler Free)

Lisa Parkin | Posted 05.04.2014 | Books
Lisa Parkin

As a longtime fan of any book series, there is often trepidation when you hear your favorite novels are being made into movies. So, when I got the chance to see an early screening of Divergent at the Orlando red carpet premiere, I was definitely excited. But I was also nervous.

7 Books To Read Before You See The Movies This Fall

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Leigh Newman Some of our all-time favorite fiction and nonfiction reads will be having their debuts as films in the next three months. Here's wh...

Fahrenheit 451 Movie? | Michael Jones, Writers Guild of America via Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The author of "Fahrenheit 451" and "The Martian Chronicles" is trying to develop film versions of both books. He's also working on a collection of sho...

'Waiting To Exhale' Sequel | Lisa Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

McMillan's new novel, "Getting to Happy," is a sequel that resumes the story some 15 years later. All four women are back, but this time, of course, t...

Steig Larsson's 'Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' To Be Made Into Move By Columbia

AP | MALIN RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

STOCKHOLM — Sony Corp.'s subsidiary Columbia Pictures has bought the English-language movie rights to the popular Millennium trilogy by late cri...

Are Book To Film Adaptations In Decline?

Variety | Tatiana Siegel, Josh Getlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As the adult-skewing drama becomes an endangered species at the studios, is there any hope for that venerable subcategory, the literary-book-to-screen...

'The Help' To Be Made Into A Movie

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Kathryn Stockett and Tate Taylor have been best friends all their lives. Now they're collaborating on a major motion picture. DreamWorks Studios rece...

Oscar Nominees: The Literary Side Of The Movies

Los Angeles Times | Carolyn Kellogg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Several films nominated for best picture this year are based on books, which might be a literary accomplishment if there weren't so many darned pictur...