#BuyThisBook: "Happiness in a Storm" by Dr. Wendy Harpham (How I met the author and why the right book makes a powerful gift)

The Art and Economics of Ghostwriting

3 Qs for Charlotte Gordon, author of "The Woman Who Named God"

#BuyThisBook: "Inspirations" by Paul Coelho

Not to be a downer, but . . . .

#BuyThisBook: World faiths collide in Charlotte Gordon's "The Woman Who Named God"

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When to Play Possum

Coming next March to a theater near you: Michael Connelly's "The Lincoln Lawyer"

Tis the season to #BuyReadLove! (Watch this space for holiday book deals and recommendations)

Encore: Good Grief! Revision in Five Stages

"Nobody is going to give you a thing:" Excellent advice from Dear Sugar

Via Red Room: The polka dotted history of one author's favorite character name

Trending much? Another small press scores a big award (but can they handle it?)

Bajo, Edwige and the Luchadors

This Book Will Light a Fire!

Ever get that feeling you're being watched? (A conversation with "Panopticon" author David Bajo)

Four Quick Cures for Your Story's Tension Headaches

Dr. P. and Mrs. Evil: A prison student's take on Jekyll and Hyde--and me

Sam Tanenhaus, editor of the NYT Book Review on the evolving lists...

Buy This Book: Panopticon by David Bajo

John Scalzi opens up a can of whoop @ss on James Frey, MFA programs, and clueless cleverati students

How to Get Back to Writing

The Limitations of Mountaintop Gurus

Buy This Book: Happiness in a Storm by Wendy Schlessel Harpham, MD

Meet our new blog crewmate, PR diva, author, PW contributing editor Lucinda Dyer

And the Promise Goes On

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