UW Librarians are Ga Ga for that old school information c-c-catalog!

Blood sport! Blacklisting! Sex with sheep! It's the wild and crazy world of the American Poets Laureate!

Which States Are Having a Love Affair with E-Books?

Go Ahead, I Dare You: Across the Universe by Beth Revis

Buy This Book: "The Sky is Everywhere" by Jandy Nelson

Buzz Alert: Playwright Laura Harrington's debut novel "Alice Bliss" coming this summer

Too Much of A Good Thing? Best and Worst Advice for Writers

Sunday Groove: Leo Kottke and Chet Atkins "Sleepwalk"

Erica Jong: "Do you want me to tell you something really subversive?"

Observations from a Big Box Bookstore

Publishing: 'Not Like Any Other Business'

One Lucky Elephant

Draft: The Journal of Process

Margaret Atwood on the essential love triangle that is publishing

Sunday AM Groove: Dave Brubeck Quartet "Take Five"

Claudia Sternbach's path to publication continues with Chapter 6: Out the Door

Buy This Book: The Night Holds the Moon by Colleen Thompson and Parke Roberts

Buy This Book: Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! by Fannie Flagg

A new twist on the workshop concept ;)

Buy These Books: The Borrowers by Mary Norton & The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Oil and Water

When a Part of You Goes Missing: Twin: A Memoir, by Allen Shawn

2 dogs, 2 identities, and 3 Qs for author Ethan Cross

Back to Basics

Help Japan: Text the Red Cross

"The Adjustment Team": Philip K. Dick's short story is available for 99 cents on Kindle

Crane Flies, Ladybugs, and Cracks of Light Between the Trees

Sharon Sala wins RWA Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award

Grandmothers' Story

A broad canvas and the mess that makes it real: 3 Qs for Jasper Fforde, author of the Thursday Next series

NYT on Kindle Singles (and my own reKindled love affair with books)

Buy This Book: Jasper Fforde's next Next book "One of Our Thursdays Is Missing"

Avon Jumps Into the Digital Age

Cool Idea of the Day from Shelf Awareness

Kurt Vonnegut's Eight Rules for Writing a Short Story

Tools for Plotting: Chris Vogler on The Hero's Journey

Calling all Writers of Short Fiction . . .

Brilliantly hilarious "Let's Panic About Babies" book trailer (Did I mention it's brilliant?)

Buy This Book: 3 Excellent Reasons to Lay Hands on the Library of Congress Poets Laureate Anthology

Buy This Book: Lonely Planet's "Volunteer: A Traveler's Guide to Making a Difference Around the World

"I'm pretty well adjusted for a writer." 3 Qs for Tawni O'Dell, author of "Fragile Beasts"