The next Wally Lamb book could fairly be termed a publishing event.
His 1992 debut, She's Come Undone, was a smash hit, and his later novels, such as ...
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The author creates a world in words on a page. A voice artist gives audio life to those words and world through the "theatre of the mind." The very best of voice artists become invisible as you listen to the life they have created.
I have experienced more success as a novelist than I ever imagined. So why is writing every new book harder than it was to write the one before? And how do I keep going despite my fears?
I binged this past weekend. Not on reality TV or chocolate or martinis, but on writing. I booked a cheap off-season condo in Maine and wrote 17,822 words.
We’re the first to admit that, sometimes, the best cure for a hard week, a long day or just a rainy weekend is a really sad book....
Christmas is coming and all of our family Christmas books have been brought down from the attic.
Accidental books are books we might not have chosen given unlimited choice, but also don't mind reading when they fall in our path.
Reading books in public makes a statement, we think, about how someone feels about a particular work. It usually means someone is engaged enough that ...
Augusten Burroughs' You Better Not Cry, Wally Lamb's Wishin' and Hopin', and John Mortimer's posthumous releases in A Rumpole Christmas all pop a cork of nostalgia for times gone by.
I had hoped to be out in front of the pack with some pithy prophecies of my own, but the holidays got in the way. Turns out the only thing I'm better at than prognostication is procrastination.
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