Tag Archive | famous authors

A Map of Literature around the World

A Map of Literature around the World

Originally posted on Kristen Twardowski:
It is easy to get stuck inside our own reading bubbles, so I was excited to find this map of literature around the world. For the zoomable version of the map, click here. The map was created by redditor Backforward24 and use book covers to highlight a single book from…

The Ambiguity of Belated Book Sequels: Neil Gaiman and Philip Pullman

The Ambiguity of Belated Book Sequels: Neil Gaiman and Philip Pullman

Originally posted on Kristen Twardowski:
When an author finishes a book or a series, I consider it done. I read the book(s) with the understanding that the story is complete. Even if I adore the narrative and characters, I don’t typically feel a burning desire for more. (The exception, of course, being when an author…

When Dedications Leave Something to Be Desired

When Dedications Leave Something to Be Desired

Originally posted on Kristen Twardowski:
How authors dedicate books tells us a lot about them as writers and as people. Often books are dedicated to children, loved ones, or dogs. On rarer occasions, however, authors use the dedication section of books to make a wry joke, sneer at someone who doubted them, or twist a…

When a Writer Doesn’t Publish: ‘The Mountains of Parnassus’

When a Writer Doesn’t Publish: ‘The Mountains of Parnassus’

Originally posted on Kristen Twardowski:
? Sometimes authors, even the most lauded of them, do not publish the books that they write. That doesn’t always mean that their words remain lost forever. Though Czesław Miłosz has been dead for over a decade now, Yale University Press has resurrected one of his long buried manuscripts.  Czesław Miłosz…

The Desperation of a Public Library

The Desperation of a Public Library

Originally posted on Kristen Twardowski:
These days public libraries operate on desperation as often as they run on anything else. This recently drove several library staff to do something a little reckless. Culling library collections often relies on numbers. If a patron checks out a book, that book is safe in the system. If a…

Interesting Literature: 10 Great Facts about Writers and Dogs

Originally posted on The Linden Chronicles:
10 Great Facts about Writers and Dogs. Image: A nine-year-old Jack London and his dog Rollo, 1885 (author unknown), Wikimedia Commons.

100 Interesting Facts about Famous Authors

100 Interesting Facts about Famous Authors

Interesting Literature 100 fun facts about writers and their fascinating lives On Twitter we recently reached the 100,000 followers milestone. (Hurrah! And do follow us @InterestingLit if you’re also a tweeter.) To celebrate the occasion, we’ve gathered together one hundred of our favourite facts about famous authors. We hope you enjoy them! Where there’s a link […]

Top Writing Tools of Famous Authors

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
My secret weapon is using a two screen layout for my PC. This allows me to work on the story on one monitor, while researching on the other. If you’re curious as to what writing tools great authors prefer, you may refer to the excellent infographic below, which was prepared…

The Most Famous Authors From Every State

Originally posted on International Book Promotion:
Have you met anyone of them? Do you think anyone else deserves to be in this list too?

Judy Mastrangelo

Artist & Author

K.M. Allan

Writing Advice From A YA Author Powered By Chocolate And Green Tea

Cassie Loves Covers

Yes, I Judge Books By Their Covers

Just Can't Help Writing

A blog about the hard work of writing

Fiction is Food

Existing in a different World

Author D.L. Finn

Embrace your inner child by reading a good book!

Book Editing

Professional book editing for fiction and nonfiction writers

barsetshirediaries

A site for the Barsetshire Diaries Books and others

Touch My Spine Book Reviews

☆📚~A Magickal Book-Blog Featuring A Free-Spirited & Custom Made Bibliophile ~🔮

Audrey Driscoll's Blog

Elements and Transformations

Phoenix Rainez

Author of Romance & Erotica

SUSANNE LEIST

Author of Paranormal Suspense

Book lovers' booklist

Book news and reviews

D.E. Haggerty

Writer, Blogger, Book Addict

A Reader Recommends

The Best in Independent Publishing

Suzie Speaks

The Adventures Of a Thirty-Something Life