Thanks so much to everyone who came out for our first-ever Blydyn Square Books free webinar on May 1, 2021 (stay tuned for news about more workshops we’ll be planning over the next few months!). This time, the topic was “The Bitter Truth About Submissions: What You’re Doing Wrong When You Send Your Work…Details
In case you missed it, we had a lot of fun at this month’s Happy Hour. We had a good talk about books, publishing, upcoming issues of the Blydyn Square Review, and more. Check out the video. And be sure to join us next month. We always have a great time! See the Events page for…Details
For those of you who prefer watching videos to reading, here’s a screencast version of our latest newsletter. Hope you enjoy!
Embrace the Season of Change We’re coming up on “real” spring now (finally—talk about a brutal winter, at least here in New Jersey!). As much as most people hate change, I’d wager that THIS change—from slushy streets and frozen toes to sunny skies and blooming flowers—is one most of us can get on board with.…Details
This month, the Blydyn Square Book Club discussed Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea. We definitely didn’t all agree on the book’s merits (or lack thereof!), but it was a great conversation. Check it out! And be sure to join us next month to discuss Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence.…Details
In case you missed it, yesterday we celebrated the launch of our newest title, Secrets Most Writers and Publishers Will Never Tell You. We had a great turnout and a terrific time! Thanks to everyone who joined us on Zoom. Although it would have been nice to meet up in person and enjoy some food…Details
In case you’d rather watch a video than read, we created this screencast of our latest newsletter. Enjoy!
At this month’s Happy Hour, we had a lot to celebrate. For months, we’ve been keeping an amazing secret about one of our books, but we finally heard from the producer that it’s time to share the news: The film adaptation of Everett De Morier’s novel Thirty-three Cecils will be directed by…Details
Get Out Your Red Pencils, Folks! Reading has become a bumpy ride. For me, it started with Dorothea Benton Frank. Now, let me start by saying RIP and that this is in no way intended as disrespect for the dead, but damn! Talk about some crappy writing. I found the book—The Hurricane Sisters—in the bargain…Details
In case you missed it, at last night’s meeting of the Blydyn Square Book Club, we had a great conversation about Sally Rooney’s novel Normal People. Check out the video! And be sure to join us next time, on April 8, when we’ll be talking about Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea. You can…Details
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We had a terrific time at our monthly Blydyn Square Books Happy Hour on February 18. In case you missed it, you can still catch our conversation in this video. Hope you enjoy—and we hope to see you next month at the next Happy Hour. See the details (and get the Zoom link) here.Details