First Book claims there is a literary crisis in the United States. One of the main reasons for this is the lack of variety of literary resources available for young readers and the lack of funding to do anything about it. Since 1992
The Opening Line
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
Book Buzz Book Club
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.
Elizabeth Crook – Author Interview
Austin, Texas is the home of this full time writer who has been writing for “as long as I can remember”. Her husband, two “terrific” children and a Korean exchange student are a delightful distraction from her writing.
Katrina Kittle – Author Interview
Emotional realism is a necessary element of Katrina Kittle’s writing. She has three books to her name; most recently, The Kindness of Strangers. With the encouragement of her mother and father