Category: Satire

In Search of the Elusive Comp

Come closer, child, and I shall tell you why your Uncle Jack gifts you with his storycraft, instead of peddling it to the masses for a fee, and also why he wears these rags and lives in what your father…

Let Sleeping Masterpieces Lie

Originally written in the mid-1950s, Go Set a Watchman was the novel Harper Lee first submitted to her publishers before To Kill a Mockingbird. Assumed to have been lost, the manuscript was discovered in late 2014. Figures from online retailer…

Searching for the Perfect Query Letter

Go Figure: Musings from the Mind of Rob Wilstein Fellow writers, I am sending out query letters for my novel and was hoping for some feedback from the community on my approach. I’d appreciate any advice as to whether what…

April Fools’ Day: Writer’s Edition

Whether you love April Fools’ Day (pranks!) or loathe it (ugh-pranks), it’s hard to escape, especially in our age of social media. I’ve decided to celebrate this year by recognizing those literary pranks I most admire. So without further ado, I…