Alan Heathcock on Patience

Bryan Camp’s opinion piece here last February, “Patience, Grasshopper,” offers important advice to students of writing: “…be humble. Recognize that the journey from apprentice to master is a long one and that no one ever stops learning.” The stage of apprenticeship, he writes, is one of unique opportunity, in which humility […]

IMMORTAL by Gene Doucette

We would like to extend a heartfelt “congratulations” to our friend Gene Doucette, whose Immortal series has been picked up by The Writer’s Coffee Shop. Immortal, the first in the series, is being re-released today with Hellenic Immortal forthcoming this May. The following is a reprint of Bryan Camp’s review […]

Locus Recommended Reading List

Need some reading recommendations? The Locus Recommended Reading List for 2011 has just been released. This list covers  everything from SFF novels to short fiction to art books, and can help you get caught up on anything you might have missed in the last calendar year. Congratulations to everyone on the list. Below are the […]

LitStaff Picks: Our Favorite Underappreciated Books and Writers

  Marcovaldo: or Seasons in the City  — Italo Calvino Calvino is primarily known for his books within a book masterpiece, If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler, and rightly so, Calvino also penned numerous books of short stories. Marcovaldo doesn’t have the literary vision or groundbreaking qualities of If […]