Posted on 09/28/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No one would fault any author for being disappointed at missing the cut for an award. Hilary Mantel’s exclusion from...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 09/28/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

While writing or revising, you might sense that something is off in your novel — but being close to your...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 09/28/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Many of us know Barbara Kingsolver best through her novels, such as The Poisonwood Bible and Unsheltered. She, however, knows...

Categories: Author Interview

Tagged As: Author interview, NPR, Poetry

Posted on 09/27/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's only appropriate that we share a new comic on a Sunday, right? Writer and illustrator Kate Gavino has reimagined...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 09/27/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s fall, and school is in (some sort of) session — the conditions that, in a normal year, would inspire...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 09/27/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of September 27, 2020. Louis Auchincloss (September 27, 1917): Auchincloss...

Tagged As: History, Just for fun

Posted on 09/26/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Banned Books Week 2020 officially begins tomorrow and goes through October 3. This year's theme: "Censorship is a Dead End....

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Book lists, Reading

Posted on 09/26/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you follow us on Facebook, you might have seen a preview of an infographic breaking down reading trends by...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Reading, Writing advice

Posted on 09/26/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s easy to miss the occasional post or two online, so we’ve rounded up some of the highlights from our...

Categories: Favorites

Tagged As: Just for fun

Posted on 09/25/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writers are often asked, either by fellow authors or fans, whether they’re pantsers or plotters. But when it comes to...

Categories: Behind the scenes