November 2004 (Issue 249)
FAN FICTION FRENZY
For some book lovers, happily ever after just isn't enough. Meet the devoted fans who write their own stories about favorite characters--and some authors are anything but flattered.
The New York Times bestseller introduces Metro Girl, the star of a new Miami-set mystery, who's giving Stephanie Plum a run for her money.
AMERICAN TITLE BEGINS!
The hunt for the nation's next great novelist is on! Meet our 10 finalists and get ready to vote online.
CLUBHOUSE: Author Spotlights and News
Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus
THE NANNY DIARIES authors tackle feminism in the workplace in their newest, CITIZEN GIRL.
In a new Regency-set series, the author explores the perks of being a wallflower.
Krich and Kabbalah
Rochelle Krich explains how a trendy red string bracelet inspired her latest mystery.
Several novels are hitting the big screen this holiday season. Here's a handy guide to what's worth seeing.
Her latest historical fiction masterpiece sweeps readers back to the Tudor court.
Sloan St. James
A 59-year-old debut novelist proves age ain't nothing but a number.
FAN FORUM: Reader Columns
Under the Covers
Series Rap Sheet
Fight for Your Rights
Literary Board Games
Giveaways & Contests
Quips & Queries
PROS ON PROSE
CRUISING FOR CONTESTS
Steer a course for success with advice from Golden Heart winner Diane Perkins' for entering contests that will jump-start your writing career.
COPING WITH BAD BUZZ
Authors Kathryn Caskie and Sophia Nash offer tips and guidelines for dealing with hurtful, anonymous reviews.
COMING NEXT MONTH
NICOLE JORDAN'S SEXY SERIES
The romance author dishes on the sensational men and sizzling scenes that fill her latest, LORD OF SEDUCTION.
WINTER BOOKS PREVIEW
Get a sneak peek at hot novels to melt those frosty winter nights. Plus, a look ahead to 2005's blockbusters.
Beginner writers workshop, author contracts and more!