Cunctating Towards the Tipping Point of Earth’s Destruction

Cunctators, all of us! Don’t you love that word? I learned it at Anu Garg’s A.Word.A.Day from It means one who procrastinates an enormous amount, from Latin cunctari to hesitate. Like the majority of the human race, I cunctate, … Continue reading

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On beauty in the age of gloss

Tell me the truth, Sister, on a scale of one to ten, how do you rate your beauty? Hmmm. I perceive your disdain, even through the nebulous reaches of the Internet. That’s a guy thing, you say. Women don’t do … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Book Reader

I bet Santa left an e-reader under the tree for you or perhaps, it was one of your Hanukkah gifts. You may have even asked for it because you wanted to join the ever-growing legions of e-book devotees. But tell … Continue reading

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Bloggers: The Opinion Czars to Readers

Congratulations, your novel is published! Whether you joined the DIY movement or sold it to a publisher, you’re feeling great. Take a moment to enjoy this milestone. Now, get ready to switch gears. You are no longer a writer but … Continue reading

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Enter Eden Newman’s Online Fantasy World

In 2007, inspired by a news story about a book trailer posted on YouTube by author Michael Connelly, I created a short video for my debut novel, The Virtual Life of Lexie Diamond, a young adult supernatural thriller. At the … Continue reading

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