Archives: writing a book

Don’t miss this NYT interview with Philip Roth

January 17, 2018 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: books, fiction, writers, writing.

Author Philip Roth, now nearly 85 and retired from writing, has given an interview to New York Times journalist Charles McGrath, and it is fascinating. Roth talks about what it was like to be a writer: Exhilaration and groaning. Frustration and freedom. Inspiration and uncertainty. Abundance and emptiness. Blazing forth and muddling through. The day-by-day • Read More »

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Pronoun, a new way to self-publish — maybe

June 18, 2015 | By Jim Stovall | Comments Off on Pronoun, a new way to self-publish — maybe | Filed in: books, self publishing, writing.

Update: Lots more skepticism about Pronoun in the blogosphere. See the comments here at The Passive Voice. (Posted June 19, 2015) … Pronoun, a site and system that helps authors self publish, has announced a new manifesto — How to fix book publishing — and has raised $3.5 million in its efforts to do so. • Read More »

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