Arkansas Writers Inspire Moms with Chicken Soup

Rogers, Arkansas – Arkansas authors Lela Davidson and Rhonda Franz deliver light- hearted and endearing stories of what happens when our best intentions meet with the reality of new motherhood in the latest Chicken Soup title. Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Moms (Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, March 2011) features stories that came… Continue reading Arkansas Writers Inspire Moms with Chicken Soup

Good Reviews for Denton Gay’s Political Satire

Denton Gay, NW Arkansas writer of fiction and non-fiction, has published a political satire in which dogs play the leading roles. It’s called Tailspin. An independent reviewer at Midwest Book Review has high praise for it: Millions of dogs face death every year, and it’s hard to imagine the dogs being okay with that. “Tailspin”… Continue reading Good Reviews for Denton Gay’s Political Satire

Linda Apple to speak at MWG April 8-10

Author Linda Apple will be conducting a Creative Nonfiction workshop at the Missouri Writers Guild Conference April 8-10. A veteran contributor to the Chicken Soup for the Soul series–13 articles at last count–Apple calls her presentation “My Recipe for Chicken Soup for the Soul.” Linda’s most recent publication is Connect! A Simple Guide to Public… Continue reading Linda Apple to speak at MWG April 8-10

Books in Bloom Gets the Ax

Books in Bloom, the literary jewel set in Eureka Springs, the library-sponsored event that has gained national recognition for its contribution to literacy and the love of books in this region, will not take place in 2011. Why not? According to the Books in Bloom site, With great reluctance and sorrow, the Carroll and Madison… Continue reading Books in Bloom Gets the Ax

A Site for Writers

If you don’t already know about it, you may wish to check out the site Daily Writing Tips. Founded by web entrepreneur Daniel Scocco, the site went live in May of 2007 and now boasts over half a million page views per month. Arkansas writer Maeve Maddox has been writing for the site since its… Continue reading A Site for Writers

Tin Hollow, Murder, and a Small Arkansas Town with J.B.

J. B. Hogan: Past, Present and Future By Nancy Hartney On September 10, 2015, from 2-4 p.m. in the Walker Room of the Fayetteville Public Library, J.B  Hogan will roll out his latest novel, Tin Hollow, a tale of  life in  small Arkansas town. When a popular minor league baseball player is found murdered in an… Continue reading Tin Hollow, Murder, and a Small Arkansas Town with J.B.

Publisher Looking for Midwestern Novels

Switchgrass Books, the fiction imprint of Northern Illinois University, is seeking full-length literary novels set in or about the Midwest by authors with midwestern ties. Submission guidelines are available at www.switchgrass.niu.edu/.