Jennifer Egan on Characterisation (Video)

Jennifer Egan is an acclaimed author and short-story writer. Her fourth novel, A Visit from the Goon Squad won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. In the…

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$50,000 Prize for Mid-Career Authors

Entries are now open for the St. Francis College Literary Prize for 2013. This biennial prize awards US$50,000 to an author for their 3rd to 5th published work of fiction. There are no citizenship restrictions with this prize…

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The Shapes of Stories by Kurt Vonnegut

Watch Kurt Vonnegut explain The Shapes of Stories himself in this great video.   Designer: Maya Eilam Sources: A Man Without a Country and Palm Sunday  

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F. Scott Fitzgerald eBooks Collection

Thanks to the University of Adelaide, readers in Australia now have access to an amazing free and legal eBook archive of the most popular works by F. Scott Fitzgerald.  The books are available to be…

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The Story Spine: Pixar’s 4th Rule of Storytelling

In 2012 Pixar Story Artist Emma Coats tweeted 22 storytelling tips using the hashtag #storybasics. The list circulated the internet for months gaining the popular title Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling. We reposted this list two weeks…

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