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Six Degrees Left: Retelling the Classics in Hollywood and Beyond

Atticus authors John Minichillo, JM Tohline, and Tommy Zurhellen wrap up their conversation on retellings in literature with a discussion on Hollywood film adaptations of books. Read last week’s conversation. The following conversation is conducted by Atticus Books publicist Lacey N. Dunham and editorial/marketing assistant Abby Hess.   Let’s talk about the other great adaptation […]

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Six Degrees Left: Retelling the Classics

  Atticus authors John Minichillo, JM Tohline, and Tommy Zurhellen continue their conversation on retelling the classics. Read last week’s conversation. The following conversation is conducted by Atticus Books publicist Lacey N. Dunham and editorial/marketing assistant Abby Hess.   …it is an altogether unique and enjoyable challenge to create “something new” out of something that […]

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Six Degrees Left: Retelling the Classics

There will always be parts of a story that sound familiar.  Aspects of plot, character, or voice that we’ve seen or heard before as if the authors have swung past each other in similar loops, grabbing snippets from one another as they cross.  Whether you believe that there are really only seven basic plots, or […]

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Atticus Authors on the Move: Spring Roundup

Atticus Authors on the Move: Spring Roundup

April can be rough. Rain, thunder, bugs finding their way back into your bedroom, spring not quite sure if it wants to be warm, or suddenly drop back to sweater weather right when you’ve finally decided its time to stop dragging that thing around with you because you’ve never put it on. Yes it’s true […]

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Alaska. A traditional Inupiat Eskimo igloo four miles south of Nome.

NOT ‘Moby-Dick’: An Interview with John Minichillo

The Snow Whale, the debut novel from John Minichillo, will be released July 30, and the rave reviews have been rolling in. Dubbed “[w]onderfully inventive” by Publisher’s Weekly and hailed by the Los Angeles Times as “wry, dry, pure hilarity all around,” this irony-clad reimagining of the quest for a white whale is off to […]

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