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Hi! Can We Talk About Self-Publishing?

G. Doucette | Posted 02.09.2015 | Books
G. Doucette

Hello, friend! Do you have a minute to talk about self-publishing? No, don't go! I'm not asking because I want you to buy one of my books. Unless....

Serials Are the New Novel...

S.L. Scott | Posted 11.04.2014 | Books
S.L. Scott

Serials feel interactive in a new way that breathes life into stories that might not work as longer novels, a lot like TV series. Readers get to join the journey, picking it up at any stage and hanging on for the ride as it unravels.

The Wedding of Anna F.: A Haunting and Yet Exceptional Read

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 08.24.2014 | Books
Victor M. Feraru

In this work of fiction an elderly Jewish woman tells an Arabic student who has come to interview her for a research project an incredible tale: that she is Anne Frank, the author of The Diary of a Young Girl and the most famous victim of Hitler's Germany.

Interview With Jonathan Blum, Author of Last Word

Teddy Wayne | Posted 03.09.2014 | Books
Teddy Wayne

Jonathan Blum is the author of a new novella, Last Word. I spoke with Blum about the form of the novella, humor in fiction, and small presses.

Grisham's Calico Joe Knocks It Out of the Park

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 07.30.2012 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

In Calico Joe, John Grisham salutes the world of baseball with a story that tugs at the heart.

The Italian Pleasures of Gabriele Paterkallos: A Renaissance of Romanticism in Modernity

Pietros Maneos | Posted 05.29.2012 | Home
Pietros Maneos

He is a man who does not wish to die, who is not 'waiting for death,' but rather is craving more life, more experience, more sensation; and truly, he desires to live a thousand lives, so as to savor every single sensation of beauty, passion, and ecstasy.

Stephen King Has A New Book Out

Peter Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Steinberg

For the thorough King readers out there, the slideshow below includes every book of short stories and novellas he's ever written

Writing A Novel in Three Days: A New Sport? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

According to the organizers, the 3-Day Novel Contest has been called a "fad," an "idle threat," a "great way to overcome writers block," and "a trial ...

A Is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter R

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

The maddening indifference approach has only one serious drawback - it usually doesn't work. Three days had passed, and Charlie had not so much as delivered a pizza.

A is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter Q

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

The doorbell rang when Amy thought it would. About a day and a half had passed since she last talked to Charlie on the phone.

A is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter P

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

Never feed plums and chocolate-covered coffee beans to a seven-month-old baby. The result, Amy was learning, is explosive. Amy had been on the phone...

A is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter O

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

Oprah said it, and it was true: What I know for sure is that there is no strength without challenge, adversity, resistance, and often pain. Equally ...

A is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter N

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

She knew it was too good to be true: free pizza and a man with buttocks so smooth and ripe under lycra they looked like they were shaped by Michelange...

Writerly Resolutions for 2010

Celeste Ng | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Celeste Ng

Last week, I posted a list of my readerly resolutions for the upcoming year. But readers need good material—books, blogs, stories, essays, articles, poems—and that's where writers come in. So here are my writerly resolutions for 2010.

Moonshadows: Part 4

Grant Whitney Harvey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Grant Whitney Harvey

Unlike the suddenness and great contrast that Billy had experienced before, the turnover from spring to summer at USC seemed to overlap as smoothly as...