Author Archives: lopopolo
Master The Skills Needed to Write Your First Novel or Revise Your First Draft! You need the skills to impress a publisher enough to receive a contract on your first novel. Here’s your chance to learn what it takes, then … Continue reading
Orson Welles’s short speech in The Third Man: Italy vs Switzerland
This video is amazing. So’s the letter. In 1973 they burned 75 copies of Slaughter House Five.
Alan Sepinwall reviews a screening of FX’s Fargo: “…the level of suspense that Noah Hawley‘s script and Matt Shakman’s direction create is almost unbearable, and that tension was palpable and powerful throughout the screening…. “…That there isn’t any violence in … Continue reading
Every language has its own vocabulary of vocalized pauses, which are meaningless words used to keep the conversation flowing smoothly. In English, these are usually “um,” “er,” “ah,” or “you know.” In North America, especially among young people, it’s common … Continue reading
In 2012 nobody was good enough. The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction is one of the most prestigious awards in American literature. Previous fiction winners have included Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Jennifer Egan and Philip Roth. Publishers submit works according to … Continue reading