Entries by Warren Adler

The Norma Conquest

An equal parts heartbreaking and joyous novel about the family bonds we take for granted Thirty-five-year-old Jenny and her sixty-two-year-old mother Norma have always seen the world differently. Estranged for years, everything changes when Jenny learns of Norma’s dire state and rushes to New York City to make a startling discovery: her mother is sick […]

High Noon in Hollywood

A clever look into the machinations of Hollywood from the bestselling author of the blockbuster hit The War of the Roses. When Hollywood producer Zane Galvin’s failed movie leaves him with a $5 million debt and thirty days to pay it off, he goes to unpredictable extremes to raise the money. Joining in on his scheme […]

Joel Fried

I hated being caged up, our cramped apartment, too much family, too little space. I escaped to the library, reading everything that wasn’t history or biography. Reading led to writing. I started with short Sci-fi stories. I wrote in spite of F/A grades: F for grammar & spelling, A for content/originality. I wrote in the […]

Lee M. Phillips

Growing up, I was always the shy girl daydreaming in the back of the classroom. I was more content to live inside my own head rather than let others in. My mother had no idea what she’d created when she first told me, ‘You should write these things down!’ I’ve wanted to be a writer […]

Kathleen Elle

My music writing career began in my sophomore year of high school when I traded extracurricular sports for music and took a weekly one-hour class taught by Dr. Kenneth Lampl, who through skill, constant encouragement and patience, awakened in me a talent for writing music I had no idea I possessed. Having always admired great […]

Edie Melson

A lot of people ask me why I started writing, or when I started writing. Truthfully, I’ve been making up stories and writing them down ever since I could hold a crayon and reach a wall. I’m just wired to process life through the written word. But there was a time when I made a […]

Michele Hanson

I started writing to stop myself from going mad. I wasn’t happy at the time. I was thirty, single, a teacher, and my hot water heater kept breaking down. Every Wednesday, my day off, I stayed in waiting for the heater repairmen to come. Every Wednesday they did not come. I stayed at home, crying […]