More people would read more books if they were shorter. Wouldn't you? More would pick up a 20-page book than a 500-page book, no? The thought of picking up a gigantic book hasn't crossed my mind since college — no matter how interesting it sounds. The majority of people...
Following news of Robin Williams' suicide — which the Marin County Sheriff's office confirmed today as the actor's cause of death — it was immediately clear that the comedy giant's impact spanned generations.
You have finally finished writing your article. You've sweat over your choice of words and agonized about the best way to arrange them to effectively get your point across. You comb for errors, and by the time you publish you are absolutely certain that not a single typo...
Over the past 10 years, sales at the largest publishers in the world have leveled as the book industry felt the effects of recession and of the ebook revolution. According to a new analysis from DBW-partner Publishers Lunch, the worldwide revenues of the largest publishers...
Many writers dream of quitting their day job to work full-time as an author. Author Tracy Barrett is one of the rare writers who managed to take this momentous step. Barrett taught Italian at Vanderbilt University for 28 years, but decided to leave her day job and write...
Sentence subjects that have independent nouns connected by and are plural, thus requiring plural verbs (such as have). One trick to tell if the nouns are independent from each other is to divide the sentence into two sentences and see if the meaning stays the same. For example:...
You all know what it's like to get to the end of your lunch break or to your bus stop and just want to keep on reading. Not that we're actively condoning dereliction of duty, but we've put together some new teen titles that will make you seriously regret having to return...
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