Editorial Staff

Editorial Staff

The Much Neglected Nose

  THE MUCH NEGLECTED NOSE by Rochelle Jewel Shapiro October 2010 "A great writing exercise for sharpening the nose is to hold something close to your nose, smell it, and try to describe the odor." —Shapiro In Writing 101, we all learn that we...

Heaven’s Fury by Stephen Frey

Heaven’s Fury by Stephen Frey

New York Times bestselling author Stephen Frey thrills readers with the mesmerizing tale of a small-town sheriff who must confront the worst violence that man and nature possess.

The Shadow Market by Eric J. Weiner

The Shadow Market by Eric J. Weiner

Acclaimed financial journalist Eric J. Weiner reveals how foreign countries and private investors are increasingly controlling the global economy and secretly wresting power from the United States in ways that our government cannot reverse and about which the average American knows nothing.

On-the-Nose Dialogue vs. Great Subtext

    On-the-Nose Dialogue vs. Great Subtext By Guest Columnist Hal Croasmun President, ScreenwritingU September 2010 Edition   If you are going to be a screenwriter (or even a novel), your writing toolbox needs to include great subtext. It is what gives...

Thwarting Desire: Digging Your Plot

  Thwarting Desire: Digging Your Plot by Rochelle Jewel Shapiro September 2010 ". . .stories that stick in our minds are the ones where the character is desperate for something or someone . . ." —Shapiro All of us are driven by our needs, our...

Juliet by Anne Fortier

    Juliet Anne Fortier Ballantine 8-24-10 Hardcover/464 pages ISBN: 978-0-345-51610-7 Buy This Book www.amazon.com     ". . . a debut novel that will make all readers truly wish that she could write faster . . ." Every once in a while...

Book of Days by Emily Fox Gordon

    Book of Days Personal Essays Emily Fox Gordon Random House 8-24-10 Hardcover/320 pages ISBN: 978-0-385-52589-3 Buy This Book www.amazon.com     ". . . memorable . . ." The poignant insights of alienation and discovery.   With a...

The Moses Expedition by Juan Gomez-Jurado

      The Moses Expedition Juan Gomez-Jurado Simon & Schuster 08-20-10 Hardcover/386 pages ISBN: 978-1-416590644 Buy This Book www.amazon.com       ". . . the characters are well drawn . . ." Father Anthony Fowler, a CIA man...

Last Night at Chateau Marmont by Lauren Weisberger

  Last Night at Chateau Marmont Lauren Weisberger Atria 8-17-10 Hardcover/384 pages ISBN: 978-1-439-13661-4 Buy This Book www.amazon.com   ". . . another fantastic story that will keep readers glued to the page . . ." It’s always beyond a...