by G. Robert Frazier I often troll the Internet and my web feeds for interesting articles about writing and reading in my ever-going effort to increase my knowledge and skills. Because I’m such a swell guy, I also like to pass along some of my finds to you lucky readers and fellow writers. This will, … More Around the Web: Top literary stories of the year, Wired goes sci-fi, and more
Every once in a while I like to pass along links to some of the articles on reading and writing I encounter in my Internet travels. So, herewith is my latest roundup for your reading pleasure: Author Max Allan Collins has been named a grandmaster by the Mystery Writers of America, the highest honor for … More Around the Web: Max Allan Collins named grandmaster by MWA, more
It’s been a while since I compiled one of these, and a lot has happened (such as a new president being elected), so here goes: If you just can’t get enough of President-elect Donald Trump, Publishers Weekly has compiled a roundup of its reviews for his books and books about him. The backlash over Trump’s … More Around the Web: Authors sound off on Trump’s America; awards season begins
By G. Robert Frazier In honor of Halloween, here are a few horror-related tidbits to satisfy your sweet tooth, if you dare: The History Channel presents a crash course on the history of Halloween in several short, spooky videos. The series includes a history of witchcraft, pumpkin carving tips, a look at how candy corn … More Around the Web: Spooky good reads, tips, and The Walking Dead debate
by G. Robert Frazier The New Oxford Shakespeare edition of the playwright’s works — which will be published by Oxford University Press online ahead of a worldwide print release — lists Christopher Marlowe as Shakespeare’s co-author on the three “Henry VI” plays, parts 1, 2 and 3. It’s the first time that a major edition of … More Around the Web: Shakespeare, Tolkien in the headlines
I read somewhere that bloggers like myself shouldn’t waste time with these sorts of curated lists. The argument is that it doesn’t say anything about you, the writer, and it potentially sends readers away from your site. I can see the point of that argument, but I don’t entirely agree. For one, I think the following lists say a lot about me. The links below clearly show my interests in the industry and my support for other writers. … More Around the Web: A curated list of book news, writing tips and more, because, well,…books.
By G. Robert Frazier I occasionally like to troll the interwebs in search of interesting articles about writing and reading, how-to’s, advice, and news about authors, books, and film. Because I’m so cool, I then share those links with my fellow writers and book lovers (even though there are some out there who say this … More Around the Web: Articles to inspire from the world of writing, reading