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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (Go with God, Gil Scott-Heron)

The Summer They Bridged the Gap

Dr. Kat's Top Ten Motivational Songs for Writers

Lev Yilmaz: Tales of Mere Existence "The Best Book Ever"

Sara Bareilles' Awesome Musical Response to Know It Alls

Working in a Coal Mine (Lee Dorsey and friends make me feel a little less sorry for myself)

On Marriage and Dancing As Fast As You Can

For the Love of Classics, Buy This Book: Anne of Green Gables

Persistence Pays Off: Jenny Milchman's Happy Ending

Beta Readers

Neal Pollack (and agent) on JEWBALL and why it pays for some established authors (like me) to self-pub

If you're working on a novel, you may want to check your rapture status.

Today is a better day, or Scarlett O'Hara got it right

Veronica Roth on Success

Sam Klemke's character arc in reverse

Muse vs. Marketplace

Quick Update

Kathryn Stockett's "The Help" Turned Down 60 Times Before Becoming a Bestseller

Buy This Book: Sometimes Mine by Martha Moody

Buy This Book: Open Road restores lost passages in new "From Here to Eternity" ebook


Win a Free Copy of The Restorer: Interview with Amanda Stevens

Saturday Matinee: Gotta see Werner Herzog's "Cave of Forgotten Dreams"!


Bookalanche! For My BoxOcto pals (and in honor of a silly cat)

Read This: The Urgent Matter of Books

A Spirit of Openness

End of an Era: Go with God, Rev. George Harper (inoculating #OBL fever with a shot of love)