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A 10th Anniversary Diamond for Ageless Books

Kim Michele Richardson | Posted 05.26.2016 | Books
Kim Michele Richardson

A diamond list of magnificent literary works celebrating their 10th Anniversary this year.

Favorite Things, Favorite Reads, 2015

Kim Michele Richardson | Posted 12.21.2016 | Books
Kim Michele Richardson

A few of my favorites of 2015 to read, gift, and visit during the holiday season.

Speculation & Circus: A Conversation with Erika Swyler

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 08.07.2016 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Erika Swyler's debut novel, The Book of Speculation, tells the story of a family haunted by their mother's past. As Simon learns more about his mother's life both inside and outside of the circus, he comes to view his family gifted with ability to hold their breath like sea creatures and see the past and future through the tarot to be both incredibly susceptible to death in the water and lacking insight into their own conditions.

At the Water's Edge: A Writer's Conversation With Sara Gruen

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 05.04.2016 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Sara Gruen author of the new release, AT THE WATER'S EDGE, shared some insight into her writing process and what lead her to set her latest novel at the edge of Scotland's Loch Ness during World War II.

Writing Isn't a Task, It's a Joy, So Why Do We Procrastinate?

Carolyn Bass | Posted 06.06.2015 | Books
Carolyn Bass

Why do writers procrastinate? Why do we avoid the task we say we love? As if looking at a wordless page might blight our vision? In fact, once those words hit the page, our vision begins to take shape.

From Good to Great: What Editors Do for Authors

Karen Dionne | Posted 08.31.2013 | Books
Karen Dionne

In all the talk about self-publishing, one thing you don't often hear discussed is the role of editors. I'm not talking about the editor an author might hire to vet their work prior to publishing it themselves; I'm talking about editors at major publishing houses.

How Authors Learn Stage Presence

Nichole Bernier | Posted 07.28.2013 | Books
Nichole Bernier

In the months since my book came out, I've learned that my method of breaking myself in wasn't really so strange.

Sara Gruen, Stephen Hawking And A Bastard Queen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"The Last of the Imperious Rich: Lehman Brothers" by Peter Chapman USA Today "The shift from Alabama to Wall Street came gradually. Chapman offers con...

Sara Gruen

Sara Gruen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Sara Gruen

On an unusually hot spring day, Panbanisha and I sat on a blanket on the grass near a wooded area. In front of us were plates of cookies she'd selecte...

Robert Pattinson And Sean Penn To Star In 'Water For Elephants' Movie

Variety | Pamela McClintock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Robert Pattinson and Sean Penn are circling Fox 2000's Depression-era drama "Water for Elephants."...