A love letter to the This Is Us writers

In honor of Valentine’s Day, Susan Bishop Crispell shares a love letter to the writers of NBC’s hit show, This Is Us. (Yes, she knows this is a TV show and not a novel like we usually tout on the blog, but good writing is good writing no matter what form it comes in!)...
Meet debut author Abby Fabiaschi & I LIKED MY LIFE

Meet debut author Abby Fabiaschi & I LIKED MY LIFE

Let’s give a warm welcome to Abby Fabiaschi! Today is the launch of her debut, I LIKED MY LIFE and we’re excited to be able to share this amazing day with her. First, a little about I LIKED MY LIFE according to Goodreads: In the tradition of Jodi Picoult...
A Poppy Book Recommendation: LIFE AFTER LIFE

A Poppy Book Recommendation: LIFE AFTER LIFE

t’s #PreFridayReads when a Tall Poppy author recommends a book she loved. So if you’re looking for a great recommendation for your #FridayReads or another book to meet your 2017 Poppy Reading Challenge, read on. We’ll help you turn the page …...
Amy Impellizzeri introduces Bloom

Amy Impellizzeri introduces Bloom

Last week the Tall Poppy Writers launched Bloom, a Facebook group bringing readers and writers together. Today, Amy Impellizzeri gives us the story behind Bloom. A few months ago I shared a Philadelphia hotel room with Ann Garvin for the weekend and we barely slept at...
Katie Pryal on the importance of reader reviews

Katie Pryal on the importance of reader reviews

“Your words are as important to an author as an author’s words are to you.” Those words may seem counterintuitive to you if you are a reader, but in our data-driven age, book reviews left by readers on Amazon.com and Goodreads can make a huge difference to the success...
A Poppy Book Recommendation: GARDEN SPELLS

A Poppy Book Recommendation: GARDEN SPELLS

It’s #PreFridayReads when a Tall Poppy author recommends a book she loved. So if you’re looking for a great recommendation for your #FridayReads or another book to meet your 2017 Poppy Reading Challenge, read on. We’ll help you turn the page …...