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Maybe You Can’t Tell a Book by Its Cover, But You Can Sure Sell It That Way

Maybe You Can’t Tell a Book by Its Cover, But You Can Sure Sell It That Way

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I read a fascinating post on the Jezebel website by Kelly Faircloth  in which she recounted ...

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 ...

God or Huck Finn: Who Should Tell Your Story?

God or Huck Finn: Who Should Tell Your Story?

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

Top 10 Baseball Walk-Up Songs in Literature

Top 10 Baseball Walk-Up Songs in Literature

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For the true baseball fans among us, name a favorite player and you can name his ...

The 10 Best Lines in Literature: Let the Debate Begin

The 10 Best Lines in Literature: Let the Debate Begin

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The editors of The American Scholar--the quarterly publication of the Phi Beta Kappa Society--have published a piece on ...

Let Us Now Praise (In)famous Baz

Let Us Now Praise (In)famous Baz

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Great literature is the third rail of the motion picture industry. The director who attempts to adapt ...

My Five Favorite Narrators (Part 4)

My Five Favorite Narrators (Part 4)

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So far, I've shared my thoughts on 3 of my 5 favorite narrators: Huck Finn, Philip ...