How The Brontë Sisters Used Vanity Publishing - There are many routes into having a book published today, as I found at an event I took part in at Sheffield’s Off The Shelf literary festival yesterday, b...
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"I am only a small part in it but it's still quite exciting. I have to speak with a Yorkshire accent so it's lucky I spent all that time in Leeds doing the Secret Garden," said Jayne referring to her role in the acclaimed production of The Secret Garden in the Leeds Playhouse before Christmas. (Una Culkin)Two websites interview author Charlaine Harris and she shows her Brontëiteness in both of them. From Phillyist:
What did you read as a child?And from Express Night Out:
Anything that came to hand. I read Nancy Drew, Trixie Belden, the Hardy Boys, Bomba the Jungle Boy, and a lot of less obvious choices. I read whatever I picked up. Poe, Bronte, Austen. (Daneisha Ballard)
» EXPRESS: How did you know you first wanted to be a writer?There might be Brontëites in the making as we speak too. Read Street - a Baltimore Sun blog - talks about Hamilton Tavern:
» HARRIS: I always wanted to be a writer, from the time I learned how to read and learned how to hold a pencil. It was a natural inclination, and my parents were great readers and encouraged me and my brother to read. They pretty much let me read what I wanted, and that was a huge influence. I must have read "Jane Eyre" 20 times, I guess, and all of Jane Austen's work, and I used to read [Edgar Allan] Poe a lot — and when I grew a little older, Shirley Jackson has continued to be a great favorite of mine
But my favorite part is the bathroom. What, that's weird?A couple of pictures can be seen here.
But on the bathroom walls, instead of juvenile grafitti, ads for drink specials or STD public service announcements, the good people at Hamilton Tavern have papered the walls with the pages of classic reads.
We've got Shakespeare, Austen, the Brontes ... and those were just the ones I was able to spot in my brief time visiting the restroom. (Nancy Knight)
By Phil Lord and Chris MillerIt's wonderfully hilarious and... well, great.
This was a fake commercial we made in 1998 for a series of educational shorts about action figures based on historical figures. Its educational value was somewhat suspect. It was never aired.