September 2013 | Urban Book Editor LLC

11 Required Reading Books You Should Re-Read Now That You’re Older | Madeleine Crum

11 Required Reading Books You Should Re-Read Now That You’re Older By Madeleine Crum Which required reading books (and plays, and epic poems) should your blow the dust off of now that you’re older, wiser, and no longer snickering too much about Shakespeare’s beautiful, dirty puns? The short answer: All of them….

Freelance Writing: An Interview About Inspiration, Obstacles and Advice | Patricia Leavy, PhD

  As an author I am routinely interviewed by freelance writers while I promote my work. Over the years I have developed a curiosity into their world of writing. I began my career as an academic and my first publications were scholarly articles followed quickly by books. I earn my…

Edward Kuehnel: Storytelling in Games | Casual Connect Video

Edward Kuehnel writes game stories, dialog, and narrative. At Casual Connect in San Francisco, he shared detailed writer’s learnings from more than thirty different game writing projects. “A good story is not just a feature,” Ed believes, “it is the guiding light for your whole project.” Read more…

DragonCon 2013 Exclusive: The Transmedia of Tomorrow

Exclusive: DragonCon 2013 – The Transmedia of Tomorrow: The Art That Lies To Tell The Truth Fiction and non-fiction, fact and myth, often aren’t opposites. These lines blend a little more every day. When these things play such a crucial role in our news as well as entertainment media, and…

Brooklyn Book Festival spotlights graphic novels with Tomine, Feiffer, Modan, more — The Beat

Fall’s Brooklyn Book Festival, to be held September 22nd this year, has evolved into the biggest public book event in NYC—authors range from Edwidge Danticat to Chuck Klosterman—and each year it features a pretty extensive… read more… Brooklyn Book Festival spotlights graphic novels with Tomine, Feiffer, Modan, more — The Beat.

‘Archangel,’ by Andrea Barrett – NYTimes.com

BOOKS OF THE TIMES Weaving Science Into Fiction ‘Archangel,’ by Andrea Barrett By JANET MASLIN Published: September 2, 2013 “The Ether of Space,” the second of five interlaced stories in Andrea Barrett’s elegantly contemplative new collection, takes place in 1920. Like the other four tales, and like Ms. Barrett’s National Book…