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Kristopher Jansma Writes In the B Cup Café
Novelist Kristopher Jansma gives us the scoop on his favorite place to write. His first book, The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards, is an inventive,...
What’s Your Perfectly Unique Pseudonym?
Writers don’t have time to come up with really great pseudonyms, being far too busy oiling their typewriters or smoking a pipe (or, you know,...
Books We Love…That Are All About Books
How can a novelist go wrong when her subject is books? It’s the one topic for which all readers have a guaranteed soft spot. I’m no enemy to...
Embarrassed About Reading YA? Don’t Be!
More than half of the young adult books sold in the US are bought by adults—adults who 78% of the time are buying the books for themselves, not a teen....
Kurt Vonnegut’s Online Dating Profile
Kilgore Trout 21/Male/Straight/Single Barnstable, Massachusetts My self-summary I tend to think of human beings as huge, rubbery test tubes with chemicals...
“I Came Up with a Crazy Regimen: 1,000 Words a Day”—An Interview With a Debut YA Novelist
Lord of the Flies meets middle school in Clay McLeod Chapman’s entertaining new YA novel The Tribe: Homeroom Headhunters....
Ernest Hemingway’s Online Dating Profile
TheSeaMan 31/Male/Straight/Single Key West, Florida My self-summary I am a man of war....
“It’s Very Personal, Looking at People’s Books”: An Interview With Nina Katchadourian
Nina Katchadourian—an artist you may have previously seen in a Flemish airline toilet portrait—started arranging book spines as a graduate student in...
How to Cope With Writer’s Block
When you have writer’s block, it can be hard to describe the way you feel. There are no words—literally! But if you’re going to finally finish that...
6 Names for 007 We’re Glad Ian Fleming Didn’t Go With
Unless we decide to make a change as adults, most of us don’t have a say in what our names are. We rely on the thoughtfulness and judgment of our...
5 Lessons Writers Should Learn from the Best Obituary Ever
Most obituaries are about as warm as a cover letter. Maybe every obit-writer feels she has to be sober and staid out of respect for the dead, but the...
Jack Kerouac’s Online Dating Profile
DharmaBum 29/Male/Straight/Single Nowhere and everywhere, USA My self-summary catholic and buddhist and traveler with an eye for everything and nothing and...