National Novel Writing Month will soon be upon us. Ready to finally write that book? Now’s the time to prepare.
There’s something special about indie bookstores: the passion from their booksellers, the creativity in their setups and their comforting environments.
What began more than 100 years ago in a battle between major New York newspapermen, yellow journalism now seems tailored to the digital age.
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.
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!
Ernest Hemingway was one of the greatest authors in the history of American literature. Let’s countdown some of the best Hemingway books.
For all intents and purposes, many of my recent posts were about appreciating the art of writing. Now I want to appreciate the art of reading.
In today’s writing world, is it more beneficial to create an original, singular voice, or follow the popular, mainstream strategies?
As a native of the great state of Michigan, and as an avid reader and writer, here’s a look at my countdown of the best authors from my home state.
Good journalism still matters. It’s always mattered. But it seems to be fading in today’s media culture. Here’s why, and what we can do about it.
Do you remember the good old days when writing was a craft in itself? There were no rules. But that was before the world went digital.
For readers, there’s a resilience about grit lit, a natural vigor that makes no excuses. But what is it about this grit that is so appealing to writers?
They say everyone has a book in them, but apparently not all of those stories are created equal. And the (financial) disparity can be alarming.
In Luke Mogelson’s debut collection, “These Heroic, Happy Dead,” we experience the raw, unflinching lives of war veterans through an empathetic lens.
There are very few days from elementary school that I remember with such clarity. That day was different. That day was September 11th, 2001.
Amazon is the worldwide leader in online retail. Is its new move to physical bookstores a good thing?
There’s a new biopic about J.D. Salinger’s life, and he wouldn’t be pleased about it.
The physical book seemed to be dying. But after years of physical book sales decreasing and ebook sales increasing, have the tides finally turned?
As the world goes digital, our obsession with studying metrics grows, whether it’s actually useful or not. But please, keep the metrics out of literature.