Tag: almost home
Saturday Show #48: How to Get Free Stuff from Amazon.com (Plus, analysis of “Eventide” by James Purdy)
In this episode of Saturday Show Podcast, Frank explains how to get free stuff from Amazon.com. Then, he relays the lessons learned from the analysis of “Eventide” by James Purdy by the Real Writers Workshop in Austin, Texas.
Music provided by radiotimes, admiralbob77, and lazztunes_07 of ccMixter.org. Liner provided by the lovely and … Read More »
As a way to break the ice, or just FYI: Stories should have meaning. Stories should have importance. Stories should MOVE the reader and, at the very least, make her/him think about an important issue in a new way.
One thing that I find fascinating is the interplay between stories and their real, definitive impact on … Read More »
I first met Marion Stein on Twitter, where she called me “cool.” Women call me a lot of names, but cool isn’t usually one of them. So, I figured I should reciprocate this kindness by doing an e-mail interview with the author. Below is a transcription of that interview.
Frank Marcopolos: What’s your background? How and … Read More »
As part of a clever, clever marketing ploy to tease you into wanting to buy ALMOST HOME, I’ve provided an audio version of the first chapter above. I am so dang clever it hurts. It hurts every part of my body. TMI, I know.
What’s the theme of ALMOST HOME? Why should I care about it?
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There’s a secret structure to human interactions, and if you don’t know what it is, you’re losing.
Even worse, you’re being laughed at behind your back.
“The knowledge of how to build a nest in a bare tree, how to fly to the wintering place, how to perform the mating dance—all of this information is stored in … Read More »
2012 Prix Aurora Award Nominees Announced
SOPA’s Evil Sister — CISPA
Nook Steps Ahead of Kindle with GlowLight
A Talk with a Barnes & Noble CRM
WHIRLIGIG Alum Jeff Somers Writes Not a Movie Review
The Strange Case of a Mind Shift Downloaded Over 127 Times!
ALMOST HOME Selling for Just 299 Pennies
P.S. I’ve decided to start podcasting regularly … Read More »
Publishers and Libraries Don’t Understand Each Other
New York Public Library’s Plan to Take Books from Shelves Worries Scholars
Another Publisher Launches E-Book Subscription Site
The Secret to Overnight Book Marketing Success
Macmillan to Fight DoJ Lawsuit
AG Holder on the DoJ Lawsuit on Price-Fixing by Publishing Houses
How to Increase Traffic and Revenue by Writing for Fewer Readers
ALMOST HOME Gets … Read More »
Under the Brooklyn el, we said we’d keep in touch, my high school buddies and I, but we knew—deep down in the dark recesses of a 1990 Summer night—that that just was not true. We were splitting up and going off to college, to full-time work, to technical schools, to rehab facilities, to jail, to … Read More »
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