Tag: writing

“Biography of a Story”

In honor of Shirley Jackson’s birthday, the Library of America has shared her “Biography of a Story” about the writing and reception of “The Lottery.” “It is probably the most famous work of fiction ever published in The New Yorker and certainly the magazine’s most controversial, generating letters […]

The Secret Behind Chuck Tingle

Vox has not so much a profile as multiple stories about national treasure and writer Dr. Chuck Tingle. “The moral of this first story is that it doesn’t matter if no one knows who Chuck Tingle is, because Chuck Tingle is all of us. But that’s not the […]

Profile of Chuck Tingle

Lithub’s M. Sophia Newman has a profile of all-around national treasure and world’s greatest author, Chuck Tingle. She also writes about writer’s block, trouble at the Hugos and the shoemaker’s elves. ‘“Chuck Tingle” is the nom de plume of a Billings, Montana, writer who produces a unique brand […]

“How to Keep a Zibaldone”

“One day in Venice, sometime near the end of the 14th century, a busy merchant found himself with a few spare moments. Maybe it was a slow day at the docks, or he arrived home too early for dinner. Whatever the reason, he did what people of his era […]

“Tips For The Traveling Writer”

Our friends at Pornokitsch have tips for the traveling writer from author Gail Carriger! “I started attending conventions as a fangirl long before I was a professional writer. I knew what to expect and when I got my first Guest of Honor invitation I was over the moon. […]