• 6 Books With Female Characters That Made The Big Screen

    6 Books With Female Characters That Made The Big Screen0

    As a writer, I find it just as easy to create convincing female characters as male, thanks to the advice of an editor a few years back. She gave me the very simple advice that I should stop trying to create some kind of fantasy figures in my fiction, and write women as they really

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  • 12 Books That Were Made Into Movies

    12 Books That Were Made Into Movies0

    1. Carrie by Stephen King 2. Beloved by Toni Morrison 3. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 4. The Help by Kathryn Stockett 5. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald 6. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 7. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn 8. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown 9. Memoirs of

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  • Top 5 Films (And Related Books) About Disco!

    Top 5 Films (And Related Books) About Disco!0

    Editor’s Note: Andrez Bergen’s noir novel Black Sails, Disco Inferno will be available May 20. Click here to order your copy. 1. Saturday Night Fever (1977) A film that revolves around the initially self-centered, disco-oriented lifestyle of a desperately young John Travolta? Okay. Plus a soundtrack mostly comprised of Bee Gees numbers? Check. Some scenes,

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  • 5 1940s Film Noir Classics And The Books Behind Them

    5 1940s Film Noir Classics And The Books Behind Them0

    Editor’s Note: Andrez Bergen’s noir novel Black Sails, Disco Inferno will be available May 20. Click here to order your copy. As anyone who knows me will attest, I’m a huge fan of film noir and hardboiled literature—so I have a list verging on a hundred that I’m always keen to hawk. In no easy

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  • Review of Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

    Review of Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 20

    Editor’s Note: Roy Sexton is the author of Reel Roy Reviews, Vol 1: Keepin’ It Real and Reel Roy Reviews, Vol 2: Keep ‘Em Coming What passes for entertainment these days, it could be argued, shows a glib disregard for humanity, grace, and life itself. It’s a bit ironic, given that Hollywood tends to be

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  • Review Of The Martian

    Review Of The Martian0

    Editor’s Note: Roy Sexton is the author of Reel Roy Reviews, Vol 1: Keepin’ It Real and Reel Roy Reviews, Vol 2: Keep ‘Em Coming “It has been seven days since I ran out of ketchup.” So, does everyone at NASA fist-bump and wave their hands around and holler every time something goes well? “Hey,

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