Articles by: Bruce K. Hollingdrake

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: A writer who changed lives

A Guest Post by Monica Leslie Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born on the 6th of March in 1927 in Aracataca, Colombia. Gabriel Marquez was born to his father, Gabriel Garcia, and his mother, Luisa Marquez. Gabriel’s father was a pharmacist who moved with his wife to Barranquilla leaving their son[Read More…]

by May 20, 2014 Authors
St. Louis Bookstores That Still Have Plenty to Offer

St. Louis Bookstores That Still Have Plenty to Offer

Curling up with a good book seems to be a term from the past. Now it’s relax with a tablet or sit at my desk and read my computer. Those terms just don’t sound as cozy, do they? It’s true, the digital age has waged a war on those of[Read More…]

by May 18, 2014 Bookstore Profiles
The Love of Old Bookshops

The Love of Old Bookshops

a guest post by actress and novelist Elizabeth Housden   My earliest recollection of shopping with my mother when I was very small was to the local bookshop.  I learned to read very early, which is probably connected to my first remembrances and the only thing I spent my pocket[Read More…]

by May 9, 2014 News & Opinions
5 Writing and Publishing Myths Debunked (Sort of)

5 Writing and Publishing Myths Debunked (Sort of)

A Guest Post By: Brad Cotton Take a look at Brad’s latest book:  By All Men’s Judgments Myth 1. Everyone has at least one good book in them. The Truth: Writing is bloody hard. And, while everyone may have at least one story that will break your heart, putting it[Read More…]

by May 2, 2014 Self Publishing
The Best Bookstores in Montreal

The Best Bookstores in Montreal

by Nissa Khan Montreal lost a treasure when Nicholas Hoare closed its doors in 2012.  A towering oasis tucked away in Westmount, the bookstore was a marker for independent English Language shops that housed everything from Classic and contemporary fiction to literary magazines, travel books, art tomes, children’s literature and[Read More…]

by April 25, 2014 Bookstore Profiles
Building a Devoted Readership Person by Person

Building a Devoted Readership Person by Person

A guest post by Natalie Wright For several months prior to the release of my first novel, Emily’s House, I read every blog post, article and book that I could find about book marketing. Virtually all book marketing gurus urge the author to focus their marketing efforts online rather than[Read More…]

by April 14, 2014 Writer's Corner
Robert Ludlum Book in Chronoligical Order

Robert Ludlum Book in Chronoligical Order

Robert Ludlum was one of the best action writers of his times. He is the creator of the massively successful Bourne series and has sold close to a half billion books worldwide. Although he died in 2001 his brand lives on and continues to publish. Here is the list of[Read More…]

Roy's book, The Reluctant Plotter

Writing, Creativity and Motivation

A Guest Post by Author Roy McLarty Voltaire is reputed to have said to a client “… madam, here is the novel you commissioned it’s in two volumes, if I had more time I could have written it in one.” What a dramatic statement! It gets to the heart of[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 Writer's Corner