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Joanna Trollope

Trollope's Austen Update Is Too Faithful to Austen

Deborah Yaffe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Deborah Yaffe

Trollope is a nimble novelist, but her slavish devotion to every twist and turn in Austen's story makes her book a pale, unsatisfying shadow of the dark, edgy original.

Once More in Defense of Fantasy: A Response to Joanna Trollope

Foz Meadows | Posted 12.10.2013 | Books
Foz Meadows

Just when I think the literary establishment can become no more obliviously dismissive of SFF as a genre, along comes Joanna Trollope to complain that fantasy novels, while "a lovely escape," fail to provide a strong enough sense of moral guidance for children.

Revising Your Novel: How to Use Fresh Images and Add Emotional Depth to Your Writing

Holly Robinson | Posted 03.04.2013 | Books
Holly Robinson

Whether you drafted a new novel in November for NaNoWriMo or you're in the middle of a multi-year writing project, one key task in revising your book will be to comb (or machete) your way through it to see whether the imagery is as fresh and original as possible.

UNKNOWN ART: Writers Imagine The Lives Behind National Portrait Gallery's Unknown Portraits

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

We've all seen someone, whether in a painting or in person, that made us wonder what their story was - how did they get there, what did they do afterw...

Friendship by the Book: Friday Nights

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Through her characters, author Joanna Trollope explores some of the universal emotions that characterize female friendships including love, loyalty, passion, and jealousy.