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Jonathan Franzen and Jennifer Weiner: The Shocking Truth Behind their Bitter Feud

Wake up, sheeple.

You think you know what the Jennifer Weiner/Jonathan Frazen feud is all about? VIDA counts? Unchecked egos? Social media? Literary vs. commercial fiction? 1,234 more words

Jonathan Franzen

February With Friends

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Hello friends! Can you believe January is coming to an end? I had a painfully slow reading month. For instance, it feels like I’ve been listening to Dan Brown’s… 397 more words


Five Elements of Brilliant Fiction

— and how writers who know them inspire me

There’s something therapeutic, for me as a writer, about reading really good writing. At the time of writing this post I’m reading… 1,327 more words


Rizzoli and Isles (SPOILERS)

“The Corrections” left off right where the previous episode of “Finding Carter” ended.  The reality of Seth’s death was starting to sink in.  Immediately, tensions were high. 149 more words


Sunday Sentence

The best sentence culled from my reading each week, sans commentary.

Inspired by David Abrams at The Quivering Pen, and Catherine Gilmore at The Gilmore Guide to Books… 35 more words

Sunday Sentence

An Uneventful End

Well, I reached the end of Walser’s The Assistant, without having encountered any hoped-for plot twist or sudden increase in understanding as to why this story was even really that worth telling. 458 more words