Jason Hamilton: "It's impossible to track down exactly when transmedia began to take effect as a major form of storytelling. As with any movement, it built up bit by bit, and is still gaining momentum. However, almost anyone with any knowledge in the area would agree that one of the biggest early influences was the film Star Wars and the pop culture phenomenon it started."
When so many adult fiction offerings read like variations on a theme of emotional impotence, is it any wonder readers are turning to young-adult novels for spellbinding stories and authentic connection?
It's not just toddlers who love being read a gripping night time story - grown up book-lovers were treated to a literary feast at this year's World Book Night in London, as some of the biggest and best authors read their work in a celebration of...
Debbie Northway's insight:
Including an abstract from Ian Flaming's essay on "How to write a Thriller"
The following interview with Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone With the Wind was conducted by Mrs. Medora Perkerson, of The Atlanta Journal Sunday Magazine, broadcast over radio station WSB., Atlanta, Georgia., July 3, 1936, on The Atlanta Journal.