Novels, on average, have about 300 pages. At 250 words a page that would make a 75,000 word novel. Regardless of the abundance of words, it’s the first few pages that determine a reader’s interest in a story and whether they will
The Toronto Public Library has an online book club for adult readers called Book Buzz. Every month a new book is featured. You can read interviews with author and reviews about the book and afterwards join in on discussions in their book forum.
Amy Richmond and Scott Duncan buy an antique bookcase for their home in Baton Rouge from the Washington’s; along with it comes a little book on “Family Limitations” and the ghost of Raziela Nolan or Razi as she was known to her… The review for this book was published at Literary Fiction, BellaOnline in 10/24/2006. […]
Even though her first short story was published when she was seventeen Maria Hyland didn’t follow the writing bug until after she went through the trouble of becoming a lawyer. Recently recognized on the Man Booker Prize for Fiction shortlist
Is it me, or are more younger people being recognized as great writers sooner? Last night at an awards dinner for the Man Booker Prize for fiction the youngest winner to ever win was announced. Kiran Desai is a 35 year