Should Authors Read Reviews of Their Books? I Did

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Many a writer insists that no good can come of it when authors read reviews of their books. Some writers don't want to risk … [Read more...]

Jack Shoemaker of Counterpoint Press Shares Fifty Years of Book Publishing Wisdom

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Publisher Jack Shoemaker of Counterpoint Press got his start working in a bookstore as a teenager. Fifty years later, he had … [Read more...]

Crime Novelist David Corbett: Acting Taught Him How to Write Scenes

By Barbara Falconer Newhall What's the best way to master the art of scene writing? By acting out scenes by the play-writing biggies. That's the advice … [Read more...]

What If You Threw a Book Launch — And Everybody Came?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Was anyone going to show up? My book launch at Book Passage in Marin county would be starting in a few minutes, and there … [Read more...]

Author Event at Book Passage in Corte Madera — Come Help Me Celebrate

Hey Everybody . . . The Book Passage bookstore in Marin county is hosting an author event for me at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 11, 2015, 51 Tamal Vista … [Read more...]