A Heart in Two Homelands: Elaine Neil Orr Opens Up About How Being White in the 1960s American South and Nigeria Influenced her Novel, Swimming Between Worlds

In place of our usual Wednesdays in Publishing post, this week we have a phenomenal name in Southern writing stopping in to chat with us! Elaine Neil Orr, author of the lovely book pictured here, Swimming Between Worlds, “chats” with me about what it was like growing up in both Nigeria and the American South as … More A Heart in Two Homelands: Elaine Neil Orr Opens Up About How Being White in the 1960s American South and Nigeria Influenced her Novel, Swimming Between Worlds

Wednesdays in Publishing: Amazon vs. Publishers, Round 759 (Fight!)

With the press release released yesterday proclaiming Amazon Launches the International Shopping Experience in the Amazon Shopping App I had to go ahead and admit that Amazon is taking yet another step forward toward gobbling up the world. This app allows Chileans access to the same shopping experience we here in the States enjoy every day, pushing … More Wednesdays in Publishing: Amazon vs. Publishers, Round 759 (Fight!)

You Think It, I’ll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld

Hardcover, 223 pages Expected publication: April 24th 2018 by Random House Curtis Sittenfeld has established a reputation as a sharp chronicler of the modern age who humanizes her subjects even as she skewers them. Now, with this first collection of short fiction, her “astonishing gift for creating characters that take up residence in readers’ heads” (The … More You Think It, I’ll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld

Wednesdays in Publishing: The Top 6 Harmful Stereotypes We Never Even Noticed in Movies and Literature Part 2

Hey guys! Thanks to everyone who’s inboxed me and responded to my Goodreads post about this blog topic with elaborations and even more examples! One of my favorites was from one of my Goodreads followers who listed Last of the Mohicans as an example of the White Savior Complex. I wholly agree. I’ll take your Last of … More Wednesdays in Publishing: The Top 6 Harmful Stereotypes We Never Even Noticed in Movies and Literature Part 2