When Mark Vonnegut was growing up in Barnstable, Mass., his famous father wasn't famous yet. Kurt Vonnegut was anything but, in fact.
Alison “Ellie” Heller is the acquisitions editor for an e-publisher, dedicated blogger and single mom who also writes paranormal and fantasy romance novels.
By Peter Chianca
When Lorrie Thomson began writing her debut novel “Equilibrium,” she never imagined how drastically her perspective would change before the story’s conclusion.
“Handling the Truth: On the Writing of Memoir,” by Beth Kephart. Gotham Books/Penguin Group, New York, 2013. 254 pages. $16.
“The Cuckoo’s Calling,” by Robert Galbraith, aka J.K. Rowling. Mulholland Books/Little Brown and Company, New York. 464 pages, $26.
Matt McCoy, a former pro hockey player and first-time author, has packaged his experiences into the funny and sometimes uncomfortable autobiographical novel “The Kid Who Missed the Bus” ($13.95, 226 pages, Central Avenue Publishing).
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