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Kirkus review ordered!

Yes, yes, yes, I ordered my review earlier today! Woohoo! Managed to still get the thing with the discounted price, *sighs with relief*. Now I’ll just have to wait a little and read the thing when it’s done — May 7 is what was told me. 435 more words


What's your opinion of book reviews? Should authors review? Please readers, don't be shy!

Hi all:

I’ve read and heard a variety of arguments on the subject or reviews. Much advice to authors focuses on the need to obtain reviews, on how important they are, on professional reviews (yes, because scandals apart, there are places, … 1,221 more words


Curtain Calls on Hold While the Kirkus is in Town

Here comes the Kirkus; the Kirkus is in town!

The release of the print version of my World War I era novel, Curtain Calls, has been rescheduled for April 9. 275 more words

The Writer's Life

The race is on

Hi, folks. In slightly more than a month University of Texas Press will publish my first book, John Prine: In Spite of Himself, part of its… 165 more words

A Little Good, A Little Bad...Bit of Both

Just popping in here to archive three very different new interviews that are up on Kirkus Reviews in recent days.

A little good: I first met Nick Hornby about fifteen years ago—I think he was touring behind… 1,678 more words

I'm Back To Winter But Mediterranean Journey Stayed Behind

There is nothing so rejuvenating as walking a white-sand beach in early February in a tee shirt! This writer felt beautifully at home on that beach of Anna Maria Island, Florida last week.  143 more words

Mediterranean Journey

'To Kill A Mockingbird' Author Harper Lee Will Publish Sequel With Adult Scout

FINAL UPDATE,12:30 PM: Adds industry comment below: It’s likely to be the sequel to end all sequels: Fifty-five years after the publication of To Kill A Mockingbird… 703 more words

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