Posts Tagged ‘writers’
Pilcher: “Writers know what other writers are going through, no matter what stage [of their careers] they’re in.”

Words with Friends

Fort Worth Writer’s Boot Camp is here to help you finish that novel or screenplay. And more.
JIMMY FOWLER
As a longtime English teacher and librarian with the Fort Worth school district, Rachel Pilcher has had a lot of experience advising young writers on finding their voices. As a somewhat frustrated dabbler herself in various for...


Born This Way

Jeff Prince
Taggers, graffiti artists, bombers, writers — whatever you want to call them — they’re a pain in the posterior to a lot of people who get irate about spray-paintings on public property. Then again, maybe it...



Moneyball: A’s for Effort

This baseball movie for brainiacs is unflashy and productive.
KRISTIAN LIN
The Oakland A’s are currently a distant third in the American League West behind Anaheim and our own Texas Rangers. Though they made the playoffs several times in the early ’00s, the team never won a World Series and has be...


Drewe Lies

Big Ticket
People don’t usually think of graphic novels as a medium for delicate literary satire, but that’s what Posy Simmonds accomplished when she wrote Tamara Drewe, which has now been turned into a dense and funny comedy film. It...



James McMurtry

Listen Up
Fort Worth-born James McMurtry continues to display a wickedly sharp sense of right and wrong on his new Just Us Kids.


Stranger Than Fiction

Big Ticket
It’s odd that artists who are extremely prolific tend to be viewed with suspicion rather than being celebrated for giving the audience so much.



Posse Prose

A bunch of Fort Worth scribes collaborate on a Western that hits more often than it misses.
Books
A baker’s dozen of Texas writers have set egos — and some might say common sense — aside to write a collaborative novel (which might be better described as a novel of unexpected outcomes) about the adventures and misadven...