April 13, 2020

Make the reader’s first impression count with a crisp and evocative headline. A strong headline makes the difference between a handful of article or blog reads or your piece going viral. It can mean the difference between engaging a loyal following of readers or sinkin...

November 29, 2019

This week on Around the Web, I’m sharing podcast recommendations from Electric Lit, some thoughts on reading as kids from the Guardian, a bookish gift guide from Book Riot, and an author’s experience throwing a novel shower from LitHub.

October 31, 2019

Happy November, everyone! For our first Around the Web post of the month, I have two articles about writing the other, a look at Elton John’s reading habits, and a list of words that have been borrowed between languages. Hope you enjoy!

October 17, 2019

Welcome to Ask the Author! In these series published authors will share their experiences with us, allow us a glimpse into their creative processes, and shed some light on the steps that helped them become a published writer. We do hope that emerging authors or writers...

July 5, 2019

Hello all, and welcome back to Around the Web, our weekly round up of bookish content from across the internet. This week, we’ve got lots of writing advice, plus a few other things you might find interesting.

Read on and then let us know what fun stuff you’ve come acros...

June 10, 2019

It happens whenever ordinary small talk slips into the novel. "I have a new book coming out," I say.

"Really? What’s it called?"

"The End Note," I reply.

"What’s it about?"

There’s the inevitable break in eye contact, the embarrassed pause, my mouth wrinkling into aborted...

May 27, 2019

As a writer, I hold in high regard—and higher awe—authors who pen “epic fantasies.” Whether it's Harry Potter, where wizards and strange creatures live in the shadows among the rest of us, or Game Of Thrones, with sorcery and treachery and dragons, the level of sheer i...

May 17, 2019

Hello again, and happy Friday! For the newbies out there, Around the Web is a weekly roundup of blogs, essays, articles, and other content that the CDP team have found around the internet. It’s our chance to spread interesting content, let you know our interests, and s...

February 15, 2019

Welcome back to Around the Web, friends!

I’m writing this from my home office where, thanks to my landlord’s snow blower, I’ve managed to avoid being completely snowed in. Still, there’s tons of snow on roads, and the sidewalks, and just about everywhere else, so I’m pl...

January 4, 2019

Hello again readers, and welcome to 2019! I hope you’re year is off to a stellar start.

If you’re new here, Around the Web is where I share interesting articles, blogs, and other fun stuff from across the internet. Most of the time, these are book related but general cr...

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