Joyce Lamb is curator of USA Today's Happy Ever After blog about romance novels, a USA Today best-selling author of romantic suspense and three-time RITA finalist. She's been a professional journalist for 25 years.
Rejection is the deepest of all artistic suffering because it is not just what we do -- it is who we are. And when we are celebrated for our work, there is nothing that comes closer to validating our soul.
International best-selling author Alison Gaylin received an Edgar nomination for her first book, Hide Your Eyes. Her Shamus Award-winning novel, And She Was, received a nomination for the Thriller and Anthony awards.
Unfolding like exquisite, lost Twilight Zone episodes, Sci-Fest is a theatre festival unafraid to journey into the bleakest, most gut-wrenching corners of human nature to the sheer delight of the thoroughly mind-bended audience.
Machete himself, legendary actor Danny Trejo, stops by the What's Trending studio to chat about raising money for his Snap Shot film on, the three Bs of fantastic filmmaking, and the future of his Machete films.
This tension-filled thriller focuses on the strained, frayed but oh so mutually dependent relationship between victims and their helpers. And for the most part it does so admirably, giving Halle Berry her juiciest role in eons.