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The Hero by [Child, Lee]

What makes a hero? Why do these characters continue to inspire us, and why are they so central to storytelling? Who better to answer these questions than Lee Child: THE HERO

The Hero by Lee Child, creator of the multimillion-selling Jack Reacher series ‘It’s Lee Child. Why would you not read it?’ Karin Slaughter In his first work of nonfiction, the creator of the multimillion-selling Jack Reacher series explores the endurance of heroes from Achilles to Bond, showing us how this age-old myth is a fundamental […]

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Process: The Writing Lives of Great Authors by [Stodola, Sarah]

Ernest Hemingway, Zadie Smith, Joan Didion, Franz Kafka, David Foster Wallace, and more… Process: The Writing Lives of Great Authors by Sarah Stodola

Process: The Writing Lives of Great Authors by Sarah Stodola Bargain price this week only! Acclaimed journalist Sarah Stodola examines the creative methods of literature’s most transformative figures. Each chapter contains a mini biography of one of the world’s most lauded authors, focused solely on his or her writing process. Unlike how-to books that preach […]

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Why Writers Should Embrace Their Weird Side

Debut author Sarah Sover shares with Writer’s Digest how embracing her weird side led to the publication of her first book… Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free right now! I was always going to be a writer. Well, that or the next vampire slayer, but I […]

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5 Neil Gaiman Quotes on Writing

Chris Higgins from Mental Floss rounds up the best quotes from Neil Gaiman on writing… Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free right now! 1. On Nightmares In an NPR feature, Gaiman discussed the stop-motion animated film Alice by Jan Svankmajer. In that interview, he made an […]

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Yes, We Really Do Judge Books by Their Covers

5 Guidelines Can Help Your Book Cover Design Pass The 7-Second Test by Adam Rowe at Forbes… Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free right now! You might not have heard of book cover design’s “7 second” test, but if you’ve ever wondered through a bookstore, you’ve […]

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"A must-read for anyone who wants to write.” (Judy Blume)  <br /><em>The Company of Writers: Fiction Workshops and Thoughts on the Writing Life  </em>by Hilma Wolitzer

“A must-read for anyone who wants to write.” (Judy Blume)
The Company of Writers: Fiction Workshops and Thoughts on the Writing Life by Hilma Wolitzer

The Company of Writers: Fiction Workshops and Thoughts on the Writing Life by Hilma Wolitzer BEST PRICE EVER and a BookGorilla Debut! This award-winning author’s tips on writing groups and networking are “witty, insightful and generous….” (Judy Blume). In the second half of her book, Wolitzer focuses on a different element of fiction writing in […]

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Quick Link: What’s the Story on Backstory?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Writing styles change and trend. For a quick look on how to finesse utilizing backstory to give your writing a current flair check out the article from Rachelle Gardner at Books & Such. ~ * ~ What’s the Story on Backstory? Blogger: […]

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