Mystery novelist Laura Lippman is hardly a newcomer to the genre. Author of twelve books, she is nevertheless climbing the ranks of great crime writers with her latest novel To the Power of Three.
Slushpile favorite Mike Magnuson reminded us of the grace, insight, and knowledge John Gardner poured into the pages of The Art of Fiction.
A couple of sources are reporting moves at Regan Books. Elizabeth Bewley has been named associate editor and Maureen O’Neal has been named senior editor.
Just because it’s summer and I’m wishing that I were strolling amongst the crowds, the bands, and eccentric guests at a fine party…
The Baltimore Sun has a great article about a local charity that gives away free books. That simple. “I want the books in people’s homes and in their hands,”
Yahoo picked up an AP report that points out that states spend nearly a quarter of a billion dollars on remedial writing education for their employees.
There’s a great article in the July/August issue of Poets & Writers that everyone should check out. Myths We Live By,
We’re tentatively stepping back into normal operations here at Slushpile. I think the servers and everything are pretty much back to normal.
Remember that gnarly footage of Steve Austin’s test plane crashing? The grainy, zoomed-in footage? The junk and pieces flying everywhere?
We’ll we’re back online after a MASSIVE server failure. We’ve lost quite a bit of our content,
It is clear that God, or fate, or destiny, or whatever force you believe in has marked John McManus as a writer.
A veterinarian by trade, James Rollins has been writing adventure novels for several years now. Author of Subterranean, Amazonia, Ice Hunt,
I listed Pat Walsh as an editor because that’s his “day job.” But he’s also the author of a great how-to guide entitled 78 Reasons Why Your Book May Never Be Published and 14 Reasons Why It Just Might that hits the stores today.
Stephen Graham Jones is the rarest of creatures: a true artist who can discuss his craft without getting bogged down in the artistic bullshit.
J.E. Pitts is a true Renaissance man. He’s a widely-published poet, a great painter, plays a bit of the guitar,