If you want to make it as a writer in Hollywood, you have to hone your ideas into "elevator pitches," short descriptive bursts that can intrigue the big cigars between floors in office buildings.
The case of Darlene Mayes is an easy one: Weeds meets Breaking Bad meets Golden Girls, with a Shakespea ... More >>
I don't know much about The Hunger Games. It's nothing personal. Plenty of people enjoyed the series, but my stack of "need to read" books stands at about 50 titles already and generally swings between ponderous historical tomes and crime novels of the Dennis Lehane/George Pelecanos variety. ... More >>
We are only less than three hours out from bringing you live-blogging coverage, right here, of this year's Academy Awards, and we are more than excited to take you through the night for every win, loss, awful dress, awesome dress, foible, and foul-up Hollywood throws our way.
Photo courtesy Murder by the BookDavid Thompson, 1975-2010For avid fans of the murder mystery genre, you'd think death was commonplace. But not when it snatches away one of our own. So we loyal patrons of Murder by the Book, Houston's go-to place for all things murder and mystery, are devastated ... More >>