What began more than 100 years ago in a battle between major New York newspapermen, yellow journalism now seems tailored to the digital age.
Book reviews, whether good or bad, can leave a lasting impact on writers. Let’s discuss if authors should be reading these book reviews at all.
Is it okay to write about real historical figures in a fiction book? Here are 4 questions you should ask yourself if you want to go down that road.
Sometimes the most difficult part of writing a book is simply finishing your manuscript. Here are some practical steps for getting it done.
American history is packed with legendary writers, particularly in the 1900’s. But who were the best American authors from the 20th century?
Writing a novel is a very personal process. For some, it is never-ending. But how long should it take?
I am going to attempt the impossible: Deliver a constructive opinion that everyone can support. (Maybe I’m the crazy one…)
As a writer, you should focus on reading books. But sometimes you just need to watch a good movie. Here are the five best recent films for writers.
The elusive Great American Novel. You’ve heard the term. What does it mean to you? And, in current American culture, is the term becoming outdated?
Some of the best authors, such as J.K. Rowling, Stephen King and Mark Twain, have used pseudonyms. But why? This calls for a pros and cons list.
Reading about writing can actually make you a better writer. Start with these 5 books about writing to help hone the craft of writing.
We are running out of time to save local, indie bookstores. Finally, a new online book retailer is here to fight for the little guy. Let’s support it.
According to Pete McCarthy, the late comedian and travel writer, you never pass a pub with your name on it. My wife and I traveled to Ireland to prove it.
Before tackling that next big project, understand these 7 steps to ensuring a successful final product.
When it comes to crafting your next book, where will you turn to find great writing advice? Here’s a lesson in learning lessons from the pros.
We are all living busier and busier lives, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be finding the time to write. That novel isn’t going to draft itself!
In 2016, Samantha Hohnstadt flew to Europe, mind set on finding her family’s roots. From this unforgettable adventure came her memoir The Flavor of Wine.
Sometimes, the people we least expect to enter our lives have the greatest impact. It’s a lesson we learned in Tuesdays With Morrie, and it’s extremely evident in Mitch Albom’s newest book Finding Chika.
Is it too long? Too short? Just right? Who’s to say? Let’s diagnose just how important word count really is when writing a story.
Philipp Meyer has received his second TV adaptation, with Showtime picking up the American Rust TV series. Previously, AMC produced The Son in 2017.