A Writer and Her Tribes

By Tall Poppy Writer, Aimie K. Runyan There is the common belief that every writer finds her own process and that there are no real rules for creating a novel. There are some pretty standard tenets that are hard to disagree with: Write regularly. Write a lot. Read a...
Crossing the Genre Chasm

Crossing the Genre Chasm

I don’t think it’s a surprise that most of us writers are fairly voracious readers. Though I think many of us long to be able to read in the same carefree fashion that we did before we started dissecting books like so many biology class frogs in order to...
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 …...