Twenty-one successful authors — including Junot Díaz, Charlaine Harris, Dean Koontz, and George Saunders — tell how they overcame writer's block, completed, and sold their debut titles.
HBO's sexy supernatural series True Blood will be ending after next season — and not a moment too soon. But as bad as the show is, it's still given us plenty to enjoy over its soon-to-be six-year run.
True Blood's vampires fight against anti-vampire bigotry — but why should we support them? In a season that has explicitly linked vampires to the civil rights movement, the series' muddled analogy becomes more problematic than ever.