Their first date was at Houston’s, a restaurant in Irvine, where he opened the door for her and put her napkin on her lap. Candles flickered along the polished-mahogany bar; jazz drifted from speakers; conversation purred.
In this brilliantly written, fast-paced book, based on three years of uncompromising reporting, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human.
Combining history, psychology, and anthropology, TRIBE explores what we can learn from tribal societies about loyalty, belonging, and the eternal human quest for meaning.
Back in the 1960s, my dad was a member of an elite club of sport parachutists who loved to skydive all day and party all night. It was a magnificent life.
Like many of us, Eric Jarosinski first started tweeting as a way of avoiding work.
The deadline for the 2017 Mayborn writing contests – personal essay, reported narrative and book manuscript – is EXTENDED to May 15! Register now for the conference and pick your contest category!
For those who attended what was the 12th annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, this video should surely bring back some memories.
Each year, the Mayborn partners with Biographers International to offer a two- to three-week stay near Santa Fe, New Mexico, where you will work with award-winning author James McGrath Morris.
... “to create real literature” takes a lot more than talent. It takes gumption, perseverance and self-sacrifice.
I believe good writing is learned by osmosis, in the exact same way an infant learns a native language. If you get into your brain the rhythms of prose and modes of narrative that command attention, you will have no problem getting published.