Top 10: Crime, guns and Greek-inspired literature

Over the years there are Greeks who have written good crime fiction and English-speaking writers who are inspired by Greece and have proved very adept at trawling the Greek underworld. Here are 10 of the best writers

6 Lessons I Learned From The Beta Reading Process

Sending my novel out for beta reading was potentially the most terrifying part of my writing career to date. As a Creative Writing graduate, I’m no stranger to critique; workshopping my writing with peers was basically all

Ahwatukee author’s apocalyptic series continues

Longtime resident and author Anussa Stringer likes to cast her novels far off into the future, where life is not nearly as cozy as Ahwatukee. Anissa Stringer, a long-time Ahwatukee resident and author, has just released her

The Disappearance of John M. Ford

Three years ago, over breakfast, my friend Helen handed me a novel about a quest that, unknown to both of us, would set me off on a quest of my own. The book was called The Dragon

What It’s Really Like to Be a Hallmark Holiday Writer

Courtesy Barbara Henske The path to writing and romance For many, the schmaltzy seasonal fare that fills the Hallmark Channel’s programming slate between Halloween and New Year’s Eve is as much a part of getting in the

A Conversation with Stephanie Ramlogan of BCLF 2019 Emergent Writer’s Short Story Competition

As part of the ongoing CARIBLit series about everything books, we are sharing the shortlisted short story winners from last September’s Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival. Catch the interview below with writer, Deborah Buchanan who hails from Jamaica.

‘Writing to me is about flow — it’s about emotion, it’s about not worrying…’

Anthony Horowitz has written two novels each for the James Bond and the Sherlock Holmes series. “I’m an unencumbered writer,” says Anthony Horowitz after one of his sessions at the just-concluded Tata Literature Live! Literary festival this

Serious Noticing: Selected Essays by James Wood review – something to behold

James Wood begins this selection of essays, mostly about writers, with a homage to the drumming of Keith Moon of the Who. Long before he became the New Yorker ’s resident literary critic, and in advance of

Petition writing, now for free, at Madurai Collectorate

A group of volunteers from Nehru Yuva Kendra are writing the petitions, in a move by the Collector to ensure petitioners do not have to pay exorbitant amountsto writers Grievance redressal meetings at Madurai’s ancient District Collectorate

The 50 Best Nonfiction Books of the Past 25 Years

Cover Story “As a writer, I prefer to get bossed around by my notebook and the facts therein,” David Carr wrote in his reported memoir The Night of the Gun , one of Slate’s 50 best nonfiction