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Robert B. Parker's "Kickback": A Conversation With Ace Atkins

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 05.19.2016 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Ace Atkins is well-known to thriller-lovers everywhere. He was a Pulitzer Prize nominated journalist, has written standalone novels, and is known for his Nick Travers and Quinn Colson series.

Little Known Band Hits Big With ESPN

Reyne Haines | Posted 10.25.2014 | Entertainment
Reyne Haines

Until recently, Faulkner was a bi-coastal band featuring Lucas Asher, guitar player and lyricist from NYC; along with California native Eric Scullin as the producer and instrumentalist.

'The Forsaken': A Talk with Ace Atkins

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.05.2014 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Ace Atkins has written 15 books over the past 15 years. He published his first novel, Crossroad Blues, at age 27, becoming a full-time novelist at age 30.

The Best Writing Tips From William Faulkner

Posted 09.25.2013 | Home

William Faulkner, the Nobel Prize-winning author of "The Sound and the Fury," "As I Lay Dying," and "Light in August," was thankfully outspoken regard...

Wrapping up the Toronto Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If you were able to watch a new movie every two hours all day from 8 a.m. through midnight for the entire 10-day run of the festival, you would still only be able to see a little more than half of the movies the festival has to offer.

The Bum Rap on Reviews

Jeff Klima | Posted 10.09.2013 | Home
Jeff Klima

See there is this problem with the book publishing industry: the readers. I'm sure many people have told you that readers are an asset, but these people would be lying to you.

Are Book Trailers the Next Big Thing in Publishing?

Scott Alexander Hess | Posted 09.14.2013 | Home
Scott Alexander Hess

Will there be a time when a hot book trailer and easy link to an e-book leads to a mega sales boost? Also, can emerging writers use a trailer to land an agent?

PHOTOS: Epic Literary Mustaches

| Posted 01.20.2012 | Home

By Alison Nastasi for Flavorwire: Happy birthday to Gothic lit god Edgar Allan Poe, whose chilling tales have influenced innumerable artists of eve...

Don't Laugh: Norm Macdonald Loves Shakespeare

Adult Swim | Posted 02.14.2012 | Weird News

Comedian Norm Macdonald is known for his cutting-edge humor, but, backstage, his undying love is classic literature. Yep, a guy who is fond of the ...

A Fighting Lion: Exercises in Awesome Titles

Jeff Klima | Posted 08.07.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Klima

Bar none, the best tool in your author toolbox is a title. Not some suck-ass combination of words culled from your manuscript, supposedly embodying so...

Literary Characters Who Should Be Tweeting | Posted 08.03.2011 | Home

As any true Joyce fan knows, Bloomsday is fast approaching, and this year, thanks to Twitter, there will be a new way to celebrate. One dedicated fan ...

What Would Faulkner Drink? | Posted by Samantha Henig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It's hard to imagine William Faulkner setting foot in City Bakery, edging through the anxious lunchtime crowd in Manhattan's Flatiron District and ord...

James Franco Reveals Details On Next Major Project

MTV | Aly Semigran, With Reporting by Josh Horowitz (@Joshuahorowitz) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Over the weekend, MTV News managed to catch a minute with Franco at the Sundance Film Festival, where he revealed to us yet another impressive future ...

James Franco Set For Major Directing Debut

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Being a Golden Globe-nominated actor, Oscar host, published author, graduate student, concept artist and painter just isn't enough! Now, James Franco ...

Books You Think Won't Make It To The Movies

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Book adaptations are always an engaging subject. Last week, we posted a slide show of 'unfilmable books": texts that simply would not adapt well to th...

Jay-Z Is Jay McInerney? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The work of hip-hop artists might be collected on mixtapes instead of in weighty tomes, but in both games, lyrical dexterity and a nimble wit are key....

The Definitive 'Mad Men' Reading List

Flavorwire | Judy Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

One of the things we love most about Mad Men (and we're big fans, so it's hard to pick) is that the show is chock full of significant period details. ...

Drunk Writers Were Better Sober, Says Psychiatrist

The Independent | John von Radowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

While many artists and writers were famous for substance abuse, most produced their greatest works while not intoxicated, according to the psychiatris...

The Joke that Wouldn't Die

Dennis Palumbo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dennis Palumbo

Even in my case, with The Joke That Wouldn't Die, I finally found a hint of the underlying cause of my apparent unwillingness to just "let it go."

Don't Believe the E-book Skeptics

Nathan Bransford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nathan Bransford

The e-book era is going to be one of incredible innovation and unlimited opportunity. I refuse to believe the skeptics and pessimists. Books are about to get better.

Faulkner Greatly Influenced By Newly Discovered Plantation Diary

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A 19th century plantation diary was a source of inspiration to William Faulkner as he plotted the creation of his imaginary Yoknapatawpha County, the ...

The Forgettable And The Overlooked In Lit Prizes

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

This year is a good one for female writers; most of the major literature prizes have gone to women, though whether this is a fluke, a new trend of hei...

What Hemingway Said

Scott Diel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Scott Diel

Estonians can put ten million euros behind saying "Welcome" if they want. But I favor crafting a story worthy of Hemingway. The West will swallow it whole.