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Rejections, Part 2: Don’t Give Up

October 30, 2014 • No Comments

No matter how you look at it, getting a rejection letter can take the wind out of your sails. It can be hard to keep going, or know what to do next. When it comes…

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“Book” Your Seat for the Best Cocktail Party Ever

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Algonquin cordially invites you to our cocktail party to end all cocktail parties — spanning space, time, and chapters.
Time: Always, forever, now showing.
Where: Hollywood, The Golden Era.
The Hosts: Mark Bailey and Edward Hemingway…

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Fall’s First Lines

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We’ve matched up the first lines of our Fall 2014 fiction with the titles from which they come. This handy-dandy guide also serves as the answer key for the Fall’s First Lines quiz in our…

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I Spy: Richard Russo Chats with Brock Clarke

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Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Russo talks spies, perspective, setting, and striking a balance with Brock Clarke, author of the upcoming novel The Happiest People in the World. “The parallel universe Clarke creates … is…

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October Lucky Stars: League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

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This month for our October Lucky Stars, we present men, men like any other men, only moreso, to paraphrase a fictional man like Rick Blaine. Each of these e-books — just $1.99 apiece throughout the…

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Dinner Is On The House with Bill Roorbach

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Because authors are basically paid to put words in the mouths of other (often non-existent) people, it seems perfectly reasonable that Bill Roorbach held an imaginary dinner party to celebrate his upcoming novel, The Remedy …

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A Feather in Our Cap! The Birds of Pandemonium

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We’re all a-flutter for today’s official publication of The Birds of Pandemonium! With so much excitement for Michele Raffin’s book, it is quite a happy happy pub day. Indeed, Michele just finished an hour-long chat…

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Big Week – Big, Huge – for The Remedy for Love

No Comments October 2, 2014 • No Comments

When it rains, it pours. When it snows, it’s the Storm of the Century. And when the good news started coming in for Bill Roorbach’s The Remedy for Love this week, we got out our…

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Happy Hours: Of All the Gin Joints Pub Day

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We waited as long as we could. We know it’s not happy hour yet. Heck, it’s not even tea time. But it is time to get the party started, time to celebrate publication day for…

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A Sense of Place: Writers at Work

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For many authors, where they write can make or break what they write. Today, Lin Enger, author of the historical novel The High Divide… (in book stores now—wink wink, nudge nudge) explains the (very small)

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