It’s now Friday in New York…which means in 8 short hours, I will be on the front steps of THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY, the venue of CONTEST, with a pen in my hand and a cheerful smile, ready to
Mona Lisa’s Secret 3rd Cinematic Book Trailer People have tried to find Alexander the Great’s lost tomb for centuries with no luck. Mona Lisa’s Secret, will explain the truth why it has never been found. Fact or Fiction? You’ll
Unlike cheese boards or sunbathing, reading is one of the few life pleasures that comes with actual health benefits. Neurological researchers have spent years studying the impact of books on the brain. They’ve identified a compelling link between the act of chomping through
When you picture an editor, you probably imagine the red pen poised over a document, marking every spelling or grammatical mistake. While that is part of an editor’s job, the real meat of their work comes from seeing a document
After sixteen years working for a large advertising company all the staff were told by the end of the year that they would be let go. So many mixed emotions ran through my head at the time. Do I leave
James Patterson is burning books in an attempt to persuade Barack Obama of the parlous state of reading in America. The bestselling thriller writer, who is already in the process of giving £250,000 to independent booksellers in the UK and
Neferneferuaten Nefertiti, one of the most beautiful, powerful and mysterious Empress of Ancient Egypt was the Great Royal Wife of Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten. She and her husband are noted for their religious reorientation after the latter established worship of one
Tutankhamun or King Tut is one of the most famous Egyptian Pharaohs, probably because his tomb was discovered by archaeologists. Since then, his remains have held people across the world in awe over the mystery surrounding his life and death.
Sony Pictures Locks Tom Hanks, Ron Howard For April ‘Inferno’ Start EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have firmed an April start in Italy on Inferno, the third installment based on the Dan Brown novel series best known for the
Phil Philips Meets Matthew Reilly It was Monday night at the Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace. Matthew Reilly’s “The Great Zoo Of China” release event. We finally got to meet. Being a massive fan of his work, I found him to
How do you create suspense? I’m asked that question often, and it seems that every writers’ symposium has a class with that title. It’s an important technical issue, and not just for so-called suspense novels. Every novel needs a narrative
Mona Lisa: The theft that created a legend Why is the Mona Lisa the most famous painting in the world? Her enigmatic smile? The mystery surrounding her identity? The fact she was painted by Renaissance pin-up boy Leonardo da Vinci?
NO ONE DOES THRILLERS BETTER THAN THE GREAT STEPHEN KING… “Mr. King’s script offers a wealth of behavioral details, notably in the conversations between Bob and Darcy, which put a deliciously perverse twist on conjugal familiarity. His words are immeasurably
James Pattersons first novel was tuned down by 37 publishers and his english teacher told him to quit writing. Patterson has written 95 novels since 1976. He has had 19 consecutive No. 1 New York Times bestselling novels, and holds
It’s no secret that reading is good for you. Just six minutes of reading is enough to reduce stress by 68%, and numerous studies have shown that reading keeps your brain functioning effectively as you age. One study even found that elderly individuals
Thrillers for fans of Dan Brown’s worldwide bestseller Da Vinci Code Over ten years, 200 million copies, and three film adaptation later, Dan Brown’s novel remains one of the most popular books of the 21st century. From secret societies and