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Great Novels that Double as Writing Classes
Think of National Novel Writing Month as the Author Olympics: a crazy event that comes around every year and offers up a challenge that goes beyond sales...
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Five Authors Who Escaped Pigeonholing by Switching Genres
People have a natural desire to reduce everyone and everything to a simple descriptor as a way of making sense of the world around them. For writers,...
Best of The West:
and 6 Other Western Fiction Favorites
Malcolm Brooks’ new book, Painted Horses, is getting loads of acclaim from fans and critics alike. It’s a sweeping novel with all the trappings of...
5 Supporting Characters who Deserve Their Own Books
Pity the literary supporting character. Unlike television, which has never met a minor supporting character it doesn’t want to parlay into an uneven,...
9 Hollywood Novels to Get You in the Mood for Oscar Night
We’ve already provided you with ample evidence that Hollywood has a love affair with books, but the affection most definitely goes both ways. Like...
6 Awesome (and Totally Fake) Classes Taught by Famous Authors
Sometimes a book comes along that makes you stop and say, “Geez, this author must have done a crazy amount of research.” Like Jeffrey...
Hollywood’s Favorite Author: Elmore Leonard, 1925—2013
Hardboiled crime fiction writer Elmore Leonard, author of nearly 50 books, died today at the age of 87. His career spanned an astonishing seven decades,...