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lynn-henriksen's picture
Jun.12.2009
Yup, here is a terrific new novel by Tanya Egan Gibson - How to Buy a Love of Reading, and the book is every bit as engaging as the title. She a new writer of fiction living here in Northern California. I attended her very first reading the other night at Book Passage in Corte Madera, cheered her...
carol-i-hoenig's picture
Jun.09.2009
  This week is jammed packed with busy-ness. Tonight I'll be going to my friend, PJ Campbell's book party at the Book Revue in Huntington, NY and then early tomorrow morning I'll be heading up into the heart of the Adirondacks to hear musician Shawn Phillips perform before going further north to...
kristen-j-tsetsi's picture
Jun.03.2009
Homefront is the first book to tear off the yellow ribbon and expose the raw and complex experience of waiting for a lover to survive a war. June 3, 2009 – NASHVILLE, TN – Homefront, featured on WNPR’s “Faith Middleton Show,” is Kristen Tsetsi’s critically-acclaimed semi-autobiographical debut...
michael-thomas-ford's picture
Jun.01.2009
My father thinks that I work for a publishing company. Which, technically, I do. But not in the way he thinks. He's under the impression that I am employed by a publisher and given an annual salary to write books for them. He assumes, too, that the publisher gives me ideas on which to base my...
rowena-cherry's picture
May.20.2009
My grandmother on the distaff side used to say, "If you've nothing nice to say, don't say anything..." Switch "nice" for "helpful" and you have my current philosophy. I've recently been invited to become a contributing member of the teaching blog "1st Turning...
carol-i-hoenig's picture
May.19.2009
  Today Bowker, the exclusive U.S. ISBN and SAN Agency, sent out a press release with the following headline: Bowker Reports U.S. Book Production Declines 3% in 2008, but "On Demand" Publishing More than Doubles This announcement should not really come as any great surprise, especially...
dale-estey's picture
May.08.2009
New York Law School to Launch Google Book Search Web Site By Andrew Albanese -- Publishers Weekly, 5/6/2009 2:39:00 PM The New York Law School is launching a Web site dedicated to the Google Book Search settlement that will include discussion forums, a comprehensive archive of settlement...
john-austin's picture
May.06.2009
From my Writers Welcome Blog! at http://johnaustinblog.blogspot.com This post will kick off a discussion of book reviews, how to get them and finally how to break into the more recognized book review sources. The following short article by Michelle Spoils will get us started: 'You might wonder who...
heywood-gould's picture
May.05.2009
WALL STREET, N.Y., May 1...Declaring that "only collective action can restore our faith in ourselves and each other,"  writer Igor Yopsvoyomatsky yesterday urged every American to "stop spending"  for one day next week.   Speaking to a boisterous crowd in New York's  financial...
rowena-cherry's picture
May.04.2009
Who knew...? Today I am procrastinating. Never mind what I ought to be doing. I came here. I poked around, and discovered that I can list up to five of my favorite charities, and they will receive publicity here on Red Room --on my page, I assume-- and also a donation from any earnings my page here...