Brains and beauty are an unbeatable combination because brains are beautiful. When applied to Tacoma author Bethany Maines, a Jill-of-All-Trades when it comes to literature and life in general, it’s an unbeatable dynamic.
Add in the fact she can probably kick her butt, and you’ve got yourself one formidable force of artistic nature…
Some people are just born writers, and Waverly Fitzgerald is one of those people. Her lifelong passion for literature is generously, and successfully, shared with her fans spanning several fields of fiction.
Whether her protagonist is a historical figure of a talking dog detective, Waverly Fitzgerald puts her readers inside the world of her vivid imagination, which feels as real and timely as the one outside your window.
The literary lifestyle can be a lonely one, but that’s only if you choose to be married to your work. Maintaining a healthy distance from one’s writing in order to make time for other interests is just as important as cultivating one’s talents and dedicating precious time to its growth.
Seattle’s literary lion Brian Thornton takes pride in both his work and his family, and it shows, because one passion naturally feeds the other.
Nice guys finish last, they say. But some just never quit.
Writer/editor/photographer/weary traveler Jim Thomsen is one of those guys, a Renaissance man with a mission, who seemingly never breaks a sweat, making it all look so easy. Even when he’s being hardboiled as hell…
Classic noir, both in cinema and literature, continues to thrive as a popular artform well into the 21st century, even if many of the fashions, motifs, and social attitudes have necessarily evolved over time.
In many ways, this is a good thing, because it keeps the core elements of noir relevant, meaning despair, isolation and vengeance.
But the romantic allure of classic noir also continues to resonate with a certain segment of the cultural population, and you can thank talented authors like Curt Colbert for keeping that flame alive in these dark times.
Ever since Quentin Tarantino re-introduced the phrase over two decades ago, “pulp fiction” has become a popular literary sub-genre, reinvented and redefined for generations that never heard of 1930s magazines like The Shadow, The Spider, and Doc Savage.
Alec Cizak is a very smart, talented contemporary author who knows exactly what “pulp” once was, what it is, and what it can be in the right hands. Like his.
I never have writer’s block. A few years ago, I discovered a useful technique to steamroll through writing barriers. Since then I haven't had any problems creating content. In fact, it's even helped solve problems completely unrelated to writing).
This technique will change the way you think about writing. What I mean is that you won't think of writing as some magical power that you can't harness. And you won't think of it as a painful chore.