Category: ARTICLES & ESSAYS

Sharp objects and the birth of the crime fiction mini-series

HBO’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects is a must-watch Southern gothic skate-o-rama

HBO has long had a reputation as an innovator and driving force behind great crime television. And their newest crime drama, Sharp Objects, fits nicely into their lineage and reputation for pushing the boundaries with new formats.

/ August 12, 2018
5 true crime podcasts crime writers will love

5 true crime podcasts crime fiction writers will love

A well-done true crime podcast combines expert storytelling with incredible, often appalling real-life crime stories. It can serve as a hunting ground for great story ideas, as well as the background music for almost any boring task. Here are five true...

/ August 5, 2018

Amazon Books: Amazon’s first foray into brick-and-mortar bookselling

  Amazon opened a first-of-its-kind brick-and-mortar bookstore today, Tuesday, November 3rd. Given the past diametric opposition between Amazon and physical bookstores, the move marked a distinct shift in Amazon’s approach to selling books. A new innovation in an established model?...

/ November 3, 2015