My "Italian" writing

Make 'Em Wait: Delaying Reader Gratification

Writing Forgives You

One Smart Reader's Advice to Novelists

Of literary agents and magical goats: one writer begins her "journey"

Hang on! Colleen Thompson's "Touch of Evil" hits bookstores this week!

Make Your Own Book Preview Video

Pants on fire. Never. Good. Thing. (Can Cameron movie option survive implosion of Pellegrino's Hiroshima book?)

Dueling Hesters: Two books that pick up where "The Scarlet Letter" leaves off

Why We Need Stories

Moving the Spirit: A Creativity Workshop

Lessons for the Long Haul

Marion Maneker breaks it down to the dollar in "Want to Know What a Book Really Costs?"

Will women writers ever get to be "writers, plain and simple"?

Reality Check: On the Challenges of Being a Writer Now

Even Ideas Need Fresh Air and Light to Grow

Love's not Time's fool

Saturday morning cartoon: Jeff Chiba Stearns draws an artist's life in Yellow Sticky Notes

Worth Repeating: Raymond Chandler on the "Literature of Escape"

Is an MFA right for you?

3 Questions with Bev Vincent, Edgar-Nominated Author of The Stephen King Illustrated Companion

Oh, nerds...I love you.

CNN reports: Is it bon for Google to scan contents of French library (and hold rights for 25 yrs)?

Call for Submissions to American Stories NOW

Wise words to a struggling young writer

I am not quitting! (even though tonight I think my novel sucks)

Macmillan authors are back in biz on Amazon

Saturday morning cartoon: Oscar nom "Granny O'Grimm's Sleeping Beauty"

From E.L. Doctorow, The Creationists

3 Quick Tips to Pump Up the Punch in Your Scenes

Hey, Amazon! I just bought another Macmillan book from Powell's.

Latest on Macmillan grrr Amazon

John Scalzi's Play on Publishing

On Substance

Dear Amazon: I just bought a Macmillan book from B&N

PW Reports: Agents Weigh in on the Book Pricing War

Literary vs. Commercial Fiction: A Necessary Divide?

Meet me in Montana (as the song says)