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The Secret to Writing a Best-selling Novel

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 03.23.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

We know today, some popular writers employ a "formula" such as fast-pacing, short sentences and chapters, and simple language, hoping to achieve success. Would I, as a novelist, seriously consider changing the manner in which I write? The easy answer is: No.

Everything I Know About British People

Carol Hartsell | Posted 12.08.2013 | Comedy
Carol Hartsell

Ever since I was old enough to have self-deprecating thoughts, I've been aware of one fundamental truth: British people are better than me. They've got cooler accents, more interesting hair, come naturally dressed in layers, and they're both funnier and more miserable than anyone has a right to be.

Scars On 45's New Video and Download, Plus Chatting with Vanessa Carlton, Dan Bern and David Bromberg

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Here's the latest video by the Chop Shop Records' act Scars On 45, the title track to their Give Me Something EP.

Talking Animals In Literature: Why Do We Love Them So Much?

The Guardian | Andrew O'Hagan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

From Achilles' horse to Lassie, animals provide moral authority and sympathy in fiction, often giving voice to the silenced and oppressed. Andrew O'Ha...

'Watership Down': Rabbits The Key To 'Lost'?

Los Angeles Times | Todd VanDerWerff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

One of my favorite books of all time is "Watership Down." In that story, the main action of the book ends with around 20 pages left. (It's here that ...

'Lost' Reading List: Literary Influences From Stephen King To Flannery O'Connor

Los Angeles Times | Liesl Bradner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ever since Sawyer was shown reading "Watership Down" in Season One of "Lost," an abundance of carefully placed works of literature have been featured...