So you've written a novel; now what? In this series, debut author-to-be Crystal King describes the traditional publication process from start to finish: the lead-up, what to expect along the way, and how building her social media platform has made a difference. In this installment of "On the Path to Publication" Crystal talks about the the launch of her debut novel, FEAST OF SORROW.
April 28, 2017 | Crystal King
To celebrate our 20th anniversary this year, we’re hosting a big party, Forever Young, for our entire community over the Muse Conference weekend, and we’re planning for an all-star Lit-Up, our annual gala, in early October. But given the historical context we find ourselves in, celebrations alone don’t feel sufficient for marking this milestone. Last year, we announced a new mission, to foster meaningful stories by removing all barriers and developing voices of every type and talent, and we ...
April 28, 2017 | Eve Bridburg
April 27, 2017 | GrubWrites
We've all had that moment as readers when we stumble across a sentence in a novel or essay that sings to us from the page. There are sentences we want to wrap our tongues around, that we speak aloud just to revel in their aural qualities. For each installment of this series, Henriette Lazaridis chooses a single sentence from a work of literature and shows us why it is music to our ears.
This month's installment focuses on Pat Barker's use of verb tenses in her novel Noonday--in one sentence in particular that moves nimbly between ...
April 26, 2017 | Henriette Lazaridis
Jeanne Blasberg’s debut, Eden, is a sweeping historical novel covering four generations of women in the Meister Fitzpatrick clan. Largely set in an exclusive beachside community, Eden explores what happens when affluence is lost and secrets are revealed. Blasberg gives readers a rare and fascinating multigenerational view of the patterns that are passed on from one generation to the next, revealing the traumas we can heal from and those we can’t