Tag Archives F. Scott Fitzgerald

A Special Heaven for Authors: My Fantasy

A Special Heaven for Authors: My Fantasy

I've been thinking about the afterlife lately. Not mine, though at age of 67 I know ...

Most Important Books of All Time? Let the Debate Begin!

Most Important Books of All Time? Let the Debate Begin!

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Last summer I wrote a post about a cool web page that had created road maps ...

What’s in a name? More than you imagine!

What’s in a name? More than you imagine!

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"Mike, I have a better idea for your book title." I've heard that from my editor three ...

Does Size Matter? An NSFW Episode in American Literature

Does Size Matter? An NSFW Episode in American Literature

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Ernest Hemingway As you may have guessed, the topic of this post is a penis. No ...

Bringing Up the Rear: The Literary Mic Drop

Bringing Up the Rear: The Literary Mic Drop

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Many years ago, my agent offered me the following advice: "The most important sentence of your novel ...

God or Huck Finn: Who Should Tell Your Story?

God or Huck Finn: Who Should Tell Your Story?

An online discussion among several of my fellow Poisoned Pen Press authors got me thinking about ...

End Game: The Art of the Closer

End Game: The Art of the Closer

This is my sequel to my prior post on the Poisoned Pen Press blog. That one ...