Over the summer, I went to Barnes and Noble. After searching for memoirs and/or collections of personal essays in the ‘Essay’ section (logical, right?) and came up with nothing, I decided to look elsewhere. Maybe, I was thinking, the world finally woke up and decided to give Creative Nonfiction its own section in the bookstore. I […]Read More Balancing Act
I used to think printed books were like dinosaurs, and the meteor streaking to earth bringing death and destruction in its wake was the internet. I feared the internet for what it might do to these things I loved so much, that it would kill my beloved comic books, still printed on what was rapidly […]Read More Never Fear! The internet is here!
I am an English major who loathes reading. There, I said it. I’m wired in some odd way. The whole experience to me is like pulling teeth, plodding through words, pages, chapters, etc. Themes, symbols, tone, syntax, metaphor… and all of this in an effort to reach an end that ultimately, probably, and unfortunately, will […]Read More Art as the In Between
Intellectual property sounds like a dirty phrase in the literature industry. It reeks of corporate work-shopping, of finding the least-offensive, most roundabout way of saying something that only barely carries meaning. It’s an important phrase to remember, though, especially in a world where companies aren’t simply looking for good books to be published; rather they’re […]Read More Up for Interpretation
With all the buzz about print slipping into murkier and murkier waters with the onset of Google Books and the decline of newspapers and magazines, I am left wondering what’s going to happen to the underground publishing world. More specifically, I’m talking about zines. I discovered zines as a teenager, and have been hooked ever […]Read More Publishing, certified organic.
I don’t know, Stephenie. I think in terms of a heroine that young women can all look up to and learn from, you can do better.Read More The Vamp Fic Heroine: A Plea to Stephenie Meyer