Around the Web UPDATE: TN governor vetoes plan to make Bible official state book

By G. Robert Frazier From time to time, I like to share and/or comment on interesting stories about writing and reading that I come across on the web. Here’s a few such stories to chew on: UPDATED: Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has vetoed legislation that would have made the  Bible the official state book. Had … More Around the Web UPDATE: TN governor vetoes plan to make Bible official state book

Around the Web: A roundup of articles on reading and writing

by G. Robert Frazier As you know, I occasionally like to list a roundup of interesting articles about reading and writing. I’ve been meaning to add a new list for a while but have been busy writing, so the list just kept getting bigger and bigger. Herewith, then, is my latest collection for your reading … More Around the Web: A roundup of articles on reading and writing

Review: Dig Two Graves a thrilling, suspense-filled debut

By G. Robert Frazier Ethan Holt’s greatest accomplishment, winning the decathlon at the Olympics in his 20s, also proves to be his greatest undoing in Kim Powers’ thrilling, suspense-filled debut novel, Dig Two Graves (Tyrus Books). Nicknamed “Hercules” for pulling off the heroic task of being an Olympian, Ethan’s success on the field translates into a coveted teaching position … More Review: Dig Two Graves a thrilling, suspense-filled debut

Killer Nashville writers’ conference full of inspiration, fun

by G. Robert Frazier The Killer Nashville writers’ conference has come and gone, I’ve had a day or two to decompress, and now it’s time to share some takeaways. Overall, the conference was an enjoyable and educational experience. Kudos go to conference founder Clay Stafford, Jaden (Beth) Terrell, staff and volunteers. Everyone was especially friendly … More Killer Nashville writers’ conference full of inspiration, fun

Pop quiz: You’re in an elevator with a literary agent. What do you do? What do you do?

by G. Robert Frazier Picture this: You’re a writer attending the Killer Nashville International Writers’ Conference in the luxurious Omni Hotel in Downtown Nashville, taking part in hour after hour of educational seminars on the craft and opportunities to network with fellow writers. Suddenly, as you make your way to the fourth floor for another … More Pop quiz: You’re in an elevator with a literary agent. What do you do? What do you do?