I sort of feel that, with only 13 articles published outside of Kristian Wilson, Writing, last week was a bit of an unproductive one for me. So it goes. Here’s hoping this week will be more action-packed — or what have you.
The elections of 2008 and 2012 might have seen the U.S. staunchly divided, but women have never had to compromise more of their identities in choosing a candidate to support than they do in 2016.
Jamie Parker, Paul Thornley, and Noma Dumezweni geeked out over Harry Potter and theatre magic in this short interview series from Pottermore.
The cover artist responsible for hundreds of Sweet Valley High, Nancy Drew, and Hardy Boys books takes commissions.
If you rolled your eyes at that headline, you aren’t alone. Note: this article does not include a comprehensive breakdown of Ivanka Trump’s cognitive dissonance.
Storm Entertainment, which previously published another Prince comic, Fame: Prince, put out a comic book biography of the late artist in honor of Prince Day.
For just $850,000, you can own a 100 percent not-haunted piece of American horror history. It’s a steal, really.
Check out the 10 books that five of the most popular Hot Dudes have on their summer reading lists.
Who wants e-books under 150 pages for less than $5? Not me, but someone, obviously. James Patterson expanded his brand last week with the launch of BookShots.
A debut novel won one of the most prestigious literary awards for fiction written by women. Which, you know, means Lisa McInerney is probably a better writer than any of us.
Emily Schultz’s The Blondes is Bird Box meets The Handmaid’s Tale. So, not too shabby, even with its somewhat slow beginning.
If you’ve ever worried about contracting an STD or other infection between gynecological exams, NextGen Jane’s “smart tampon” will soon be here to ease your troubled mind.
The novel that charmed Bill Gates himself is getting a film adaptation, a first for author Neal Stephenson. By my calculations, the Seveneves movie project will need an astronomical budget — see what I did there?
By far my favorite article of all this week, this examination of Game of Thrones Season 6 and the fan theories it has revived points to Bran Stark as a key player in the Westerosi narrative.
Women buy and read more books than men do. They publish at the same rate as men. So how come women writers aren’t reviewed as often as their male counterparts?
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