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10 Authors Who Wrote Books Before Turning 21

I’m currently 21 and I’m contemplating pursuing a career in writing. The problem is that I don’t write as much as I should, and I doubt the quality of what…

College Candy | December 15, 2012 - 11:30 am

If Famous Authors Sent Drunk Texts

We already have enough troubles getting drunk texts from shlubs on Plenty of Fish. But if we had to get drunk texts from anyone, the late, great John Cheever would…

Jessica Wakeman | June 21, 2012 - 9:40 am

Ray Bradbury Dead At 91

Renowned sci-fi author Ray Bradbury died this morning in Los Angeles at age 91, i09 is reporting, with confirmation from his family and biographer. The report does not indicate the cause of…

Newser | June 6, 2012 - 11:10 am

How To Write Like Stephenie Meyer

The website “I Write Like” analyzes a block of text and tells you which famous author the writing is reminiscent of. Depending on what article I put in, my writing…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 26, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Don’t Mess With The Bronte Sisters

Here’s an idea for how to get students more interested in authors like the Brontë sisters (Anne, Emily, and Charlotte), whose novels are normally only read when they’re…

Catherine Strawn | May 10, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Author E. Lynn Harris Dead At 54

E. Lynn Harris, who introduced millions of readers to the “down low” lifestyle of black gay men, died Thursday night in Los Angeles while on a tour to promote his…

Annika Harris | July 27, 2009 - 7:00 pm