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Fifty Shades of Grey | Fifty Shades of Grey

richard-martin's picture
Aug.06.2012
I had heard two things that people are saying about this book, one about content and one about the writing itself, the style, quality, etc. The content is about sex, people had said, and the detail that I had heard was that it involved somebody being tied up, or somebody tying somebody up, and...
chris-h-stevenson's picture
Aug.05.2012
 Take a look at this list of successful self-published e-book authors. Some of them have POD paperbacks too: http://ebooktop100.blogspot.com/2012...han-50000.html I'm damn frustrated. I'm agog, atwitter and absolutely dumbfounded by the number of successful self-published authors who are...
dale-estey's picture
Aug.04.2012
The power of the written word. If authors ever begin to doubt the effectiveness of their creativity and insight, let them take heed. Fifty Shade of Grey might have given that extra spurt at the finish line. * * * * * * * * * * * * * *  Australian Women Swimming Team Reads ‘Fifty Shades of...
beverly-akerman's picture
Jul.18.2012
    After a few action-packed high-culture days in Toronto at the Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs biannual conference, I arrived back in Montreal to familiar familial bedlam, co-starring my favourite swisster-in-law and the youngest of her brood, twin two-year-olds,...
dale-estey's picture
Jul.12.2012
So, maybe those who choose to actually read a book are getting their jollies in a more rarefied manner. With Sixty Shades of Grey outselling Harry Potter and all else in its path, here are the passages most in demand by those who read it on a Kindle through Amazon. There are also links to the most...
chris-h-stevenson's picture
Jul.04.2012
This new breakout book by EL James, just acquired by Random House, has gone through a plethora of reactions from readers and writers alike. You can say it has drawn Good, Bad and Ugly comments and feelings from anyone who has been touched by it, or rather, clobbered over the head by it. The...
dale-estey's picture
Jun.24.2012
Yesterday I blogged about Death. So, it only seems appropriate that today the topic is Sex. I've been full of accolades about the great success of FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, because, I'm for any novel which gets people buying books. I was as cheerful about HARRY POTTER - particularly if the readers are...
dale-estey's picture
Jun.06.2012
Fifty Shade of Grey has now got the green light (or is that the red light) from Dr. Ruth. As the article states, the book and its author probably do not need much further publicity. But who knows, Dr. Ruth tells ten friends and they tell ten friends and they tell... If it is helping out an author...
dale-estey's picture
May.23.2012
Say what one will about quality (and much much much has been said) I say - Huzzah! People are buying books. In all forms. Not visual stimulants like DVDs and downloads and movies. Units made of words. Letters on the page. Sentences. Requiring the chore of reading. On to 11,000,000, oh Fifty Shades...
cliff-burns's picture
May.23.2012
A recent article on GalleyCat informs us that in the past six weeks, ten million copies of E.L. James' loathsome, laughable, loogie-worthy Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy have been snapped up by readers with sticky fingers and tiny forebrains. Do you need any further evidence of the dumbing down of...