The Space Between the Stars offers symmetry between an enjoyable read and thought-provoking subject matter. Where it falls short of appealing to science fiction fans, it’s bound to act as a segue for fiction lovers easing themselves into the sci-fi genre. One can only hope that Corlett will revisit this world in the future and build upon the foundation she’s created. In the meantime, Corlett has an extensive list of successful short stories worth exploring.
Local Fort Worth artist Kim Jackson sits down with Falchion for an exclusive interview, Guest at the Pub series.
Moonglow has unsurprisingly earned Michael Chabon the nomination in the fiction category of the National Book Critics Circle awards for 2016, alongside other celebrated authors such as Margaret Atwood.
So far we distilled five of Winnie-the-Pooh’s timeless lessons pertaining largely to knowledge, self-knowledge, and the way we interact with the others. Let’s get on with the other five insights straight from Milne’s masterpiece, dedicated to all children age 4 to 104!
In his crossover memoir/ writing guide On Writing, King tells the tale of hanging all his writing rejections on a nail in his room. He eventually collected so many that the nail ripped out of the wall, resulting in King procuring a larger, longer spike.
Writing a story that is equally enjoyable and of an immense value for children and grown-ups alike is indeed an art in-and-of itself; and one that, alas, few pen masters today possess. A.A. Milne, though, was certainly one such master.
Coming of Age Under Martial Law (named 2016 Outstanding Academic Title by CHOICE) is а fascinating, in-depth examination of some 30 Polish novels written by the ‘89ers, a generation of writers whose coming of age coincided with the fall of Communism in Poland, and who had to quickly adapt to capitalism and western style democracy.
The theme is like many we’ve seen in the psychological thriller genre of late. While You Were Sleeping follows the unprecedented success of similar books like Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train.
Carrie Fisher has died. It is a big blow, coming as it does at the end of a year that has seen so many wonderful talents depart this earth. She was 60.
Few American writers capture the imagination more than Edgar Allen Poe (and few are better suited for Halloween). Boston born to two traveling actors who died early in his life, Poe would lead a life of abject poverty, and what’s more bad luck seemed to follow him everywhere.