Posts Tagged: nathan filer

Guildtalk #2: The Rumpus Interview with Christie Watson

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For our second installment of Guildtalk, Christie Watson talks about theme in writing, working in a children’s ICU, and her new novel, Where Women Are Kings.

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Never Judge a Book by Its Blurb

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Book blurbs are the new books covers. And at the Guardian, Nathan Filer says you shouldn’t judge a book by either: Cover blurbs aren’t reviews. They’re advertisements. No space for balanced, nuanced positivity. Nothing can be interesting; it must be fascinating. Good isn’t good enough; it must be great. With today’s post came “an epically […]

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