Stephen King has become synonymous with his adaptations, his book and films intrinsically linked since the start. His 1974 debut novel, Carrie, was successfully adapted into a 1976 film by Brain De Palma, catapulting him into mainstream cinema after a handful of cult classics. Similarly, King’s second novel, ‘Salem’s Lot, was turned into a 3-hour… Continue reading Who Told It Best: The Shining
Today I'm delighted to host Jason Wegner, author of the powerful memoir Manic Man, to tell us a bit more about his book and the story behind it. Huge thanks to Jason, Cherish Editions and Literally PR for having me on the tour and offering to talk about such an important topic. Now, over to… Continue reading BOOK TOUR – Guest Post: Manic Man by Jason Wegner
There are some stories that are so compelling, so well refined, and so moving, that they can almost work as a Rorschach test for those who experience it for the first, second, or tenth time. Never Let Me Go is one such story. Kazuo Ishiguro released the novel back in 2005, becoming one of the… Continue reading Who Told It Best: Never Let Me Go
I'm delighted to be part of the online book tour for Sentenced by Victoria Oak. Huge thanks to Victoria and LiterallyPR for having me and for my copy of the book! Today, I'm really excited to share with you an exclusive guest post by Victoria on the story behind Sentenced. Read on to find out… Continue reading BOOK TOUR Guest Post: Sentenced by Victoria Oak
The way Once Upon a Time in Hollywood came to life is rather unique and unlike anything else that Quentin Tarantino has written. He had been slowly working at the story for many years, taking information about 1960s Hollywood and the film industry from many of the actors and crew members he collaborated with, including… Continue reading Who Told It Best: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Hello everyone and welcome to this new periodic feature on Book For Thought. My name is Nicolò, I'm an award-winning filmmaker and owner of the YouTube channel EnjoyTheMovies. In these essays, I will be analysing the key differences between specific books and films to declare which one told it best. Adaptations of novels for the… Continue reading Who Told It Best: You Were Never Really Here
Hey everyone! I'm super excited to be hosting R.T. Lowe today, who is here to answer some questions for us. He is the author of The Felix Chronicles: Freshmen, which I read and really enjoyed. The second book in the series, Five Days in January is out now and I personally can't wait to read… Continue reading Q&A with R.T. Lowe!
It's been less than six months since I decided to try my hand at writing detective novels. It was something I'd wanted to do for more than 30 years. The first book in the series, Harry Starke, was published in September and was quickly followed by two more, Two for the Money and Hill House. All… Continue reading GUEST POST by Blair Howard on writing mystery
Hey everyone! Today, I'm really excited to be hosting Michelle Hauck, author of GRUDGING (out today!), who's here to share with us her experience participating in NaNoWriMo. Thank you so much, Michelle! Michelle's Post I want to tell you why entering NaNoWriMo (National Write a Novel in a Month) can be a blessing. But first… Continue reading GUEST POST by Michelle Hauck – How NaNoWriMo Motivated Me
Hello, there and welcome back! Make sure you're sitting comfortably, and get ready to share your thoughts! This is a new periodical feature here at Book For Thought, where we can come together to discuss bookish topics. As with everything else here, if you have any comments on the feature in general, or you would… Continue reading Share Your Thoughts: Do Discussions Ever Get Old?