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April Literary Events

Spring is finally here! Now we can read at outdoor cafes, write on park benches and walk from place to place without getting frost bite. April has some exciting literary events we wanted to share with you. Whether you’re a student, a poet, or novelist, check out our list of happenings below: National Undergrad Literature […] The post April Literary Events ...

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The Original “Mean Mom” Shares Her Thoughts On Writing & Publishing

Denise Schipani is the author behind the book and blog, Mean Moms Rule. We got to chat about her views on women in the writing industry, how writing gives her a voice and her journey to publication. Always looking for new reads, we also found out some of her favorite books. See what the original […] The post The Original “Mean Mom” Shares Her Thought...

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Writing To Cope – How Humor & Words Can Get You Through Difficult Times

By: Allan Ament Learning To Float was your first book length work. Was the transition from shorter pieces to a full length novel difficult?  Learning to Float, a non-fiction memoir and not a novel, is considerably longer than anything else I have written. As published, thankfully it is shorter than earlier drafts. I “joke” that […] The post Writing To Cope ...

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Are These 9 Movies Better Than Their Book Counterparts?

By: Samantha Abernathy As book lovers, you may want to watch a film that was first your favorite novel. Sometimes, the film version makes you love the book just that much more. In case you are having trouble coming up with a short list of these great classic books-turned-movies, here is a list of recent […] The post Are These 9 Movies Better Than Their Book Coun...

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Book Review: The Room by Jonas Karlsson

Reviewed by: Myles Friedman *I receive no monetary or in-kind compensation for my reviews. All opinions are my own* Quote Worthy: Is the office a place of stress or relief? Harm or healing? Inhibition or opportunity? In Swedish actor-turned-author Jonas Karlsson’s debut novel, The Room, workplace relations are put to the test when employee Björn […] The post ...

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Why You Need To Go For It

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.” -Mark Twain Whenever you attempt something new there is a fear and […] The post Why You Need To Go For It appeared f...

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5 Ways Building Community Can Build Your Platform

By: Celine Keating For writers, the watchword these days is “platform.” Writers, who really just want to close the door, block out the world, and play with words, are told they have to have a website, Facebook page, and be on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest – the list goes on. But writers can enhance their platforms […] The post 5 Ways Building Community...

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Book Review: The Witch of Painted Sorrows by M. J. Rose

Reviewed by: Chapter One Reviews *I receive no monetary or in-kind compensation for my reviews. All opinions are my own Quote Worthy: Its the 1890’s and, in the wake of her father’s death, Sandrine Salome has fled New York and her dangerous husband to arrive at her grandmother’s home in Paris. But when she arrives, […] The post Book Review: The Witch of Pa...

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When Your Life Hits A Brick Wall

I was the perfect little blonde girl. I felt I grew up in an absolutely “normal’ family. I went to a good school, was loved by my family, had a lot of friends, got good grades, and was a star athlete.  My parents loved and supported both my brother and I and were exceptional role […] The post When Your Life Hits A Brick Wall appeared first on Pubslush Blog....

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