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Founded in 1994, Tara Books continue to work with artists and writers from around the world to bring their readers truly unique experiences in the marriage of content and design.
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“When people ask me how I’ve done it I say this: ‘Writing is something you have to really want.’ You have to want it more than anything else.”
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...er, whose book--The Revolution Was Televised--was reviewed by The New York Times
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I discovered that Savage has several different audiences, who don’t necessarily know each other, or know about his many lives. There are a ton of people who know him just as the guy from This American Life — they don’t even know he writes a sex column! And then there are millions who know "It Gets Better" but don’t know that he writes or does radio.
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An Interview with Kate Dawes, New York Times Bestselling Indie Author
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I realized that maybe being an adult wasn’t all it was cracked up to be. When you’re young, your dreams and aspirations don’t seem all that far-fetched. But as the years go by and those dreams still aren’t within reach, optimism begins to fade and realism sets in.
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Around four o’clock on a Friday afternoon, I got a call from Larry David, his voice weak and on the edge of desperation, “Uh…John…it’s Larry…I have a problem….”
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Political comics are the canaries in the coalmine. Our job is to sniff out the hypocrisy first.
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If John Carpenter is the father of Halloween, Irwin Yablans, the man who created and produced the film, is the godfather of Halloween.
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"Dreams from My Father" exposes Romney’s doubts about his Mormon faith, sexual hang-ups, rocky marriage, distressed relationship with his father, and his hatred for his dog, Seamus. The book has been called the “scoop of the century” by the Washington Post, and was never intended for publication.
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Protagonist, Fay Famaghetti's fateful step into the ethically murky mortgage industry pulls her into a diabolical world of predatory lenders where big cash payouts, kinky sex and double dealings are just another day at the office.
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We got what I call “rave rejections.” Editors loved the concept, plot and characters, but they just couldn’t see how it would fit into a crowded thriller market. Twenty-five publishers turned The Ark down, and any hopes for seeing it in print were effectively gone.
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I do hear readers tell me that they can relate to a character. Something in their life is similar and the character’s reactions are something they completely understand. I love hearing that. It’s what I try so hard to accomplish.
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I found that the “voice” I had developed as a poet translates fairly well to prose. Several people have been kind enough to remark favorably upon the quality of the writing in Something Red, and that was important to me. As the excellent Jack Vance, a jazz aficionado, once said, “The prose should swing.”
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David Vinjamuri is a busy guy. He’s President of ThirdWay Brand Trainers, a Contributor to Forbes magazine, Adjunct Instructor of Marketing at NYU and author of two books. Lucky for us he made time for an interview.
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To paraphrase President Bill Clinton, how I did it depends on the definition of “it.” I’m a writer first, and an accidental publisher second. What drove me to do either is that I wanted meaning in my life.
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I had done exactly what I set out to do: I blew somebody away with a kickass story.
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Baylee is not simply writing sex. In Spring into Summer, she combines literature and erotica in a way that is both believable and charming with characters that earn our respect and hearts.
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I was so green when I began writing that I didn’t even know there was such thing as a word count, much less what a query was. A few months into writing, it dawned on me that I needed to know roughly how many pages constituted a book.
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I didn’t want to be a writer; growing up in a small farm community in rural Oklahoma, it never occurred to me that I could. Writing was for intellectuals, Ivy League graduates—not me. I dreamed of being a famous singer, a pet adoption agency owner or a marine biologist who rocked a wet suit at Sea World.
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Author Barbara Alfaro takes us to another place to hear her story. We sit in the sand, warming our upturned faces and follow her down Rockaway Beach. We watch a girl grow up and encounter life’s hilarity along the way.
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An Interview with New York Times, Wall Street Journal AND USA Today Bestselling Author Colleen Hoover
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"Indie authors have a HUGE amount of freedom, but we can't throw the baby out with the publisher," says Tammara Webber, author of Easy, a new--and New York Times bestselling--contemporary stand-alone novel.
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In a perfect world, says Beth Steidl, from McNally Jackson Books, indie authors “would succeed and receive recognition, and indie bookstores would flourish like rabbits (without the problematic overpopulation part).”