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Matthew Quick and SORTA LIKE A ROCK STAR

Matthew Quick and SORTA LIKE A ROCK STAR

The fact that Matthew Quick earned both popular and critical success with his debut adult novel, The Silver Linings Playbook (now in Paperback), one might wonder why he would choose to switch genres and debut as a YA author of SORTA LIKE A ROCK STAR, officially being released tomorrow? The business answer is simple. Having already had written a second adult manuscript before The Silver Linings Playbook was published, Matt discovered that his adult-market editor was swamped and unable to…

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Matthew Quick Shines A Writer’s Light

Matthew Quick Shines A Writer’s Light

Given that author Matthew Quick (The Silver Linings Playbook releasing in Paperback on April 27, 2010, and SORTA LIKE A ROCK STAR YA officially coming May 1, 2010) is also known as “Q,” one would expect that the lone initial refers to his last name. While that’s most likely, after reading Matt’s guest post, a case could be made that “Q” stands for “quirky”…in the very best way! * * * * * Messed-Up Fairy Tales When Larramie (aka the…

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The Revealing of Matthew Quick

The Revealing of Matthew Quick

Matthew Quick (The Silver Linings Playbook coming in Paperback on April 27, 2010) was first introduced in The Divining Wand’s October 7, 2009 post, A Love Story of Two Authors who Made Their Dreams Come True. Matt returns now only a few weeks away from the “official” May release date of his second book, SORTA LIKE A ROCK STAR. And please note that this YA novel (truly for all ages) is scheduled to be presented/reviewed here on Monday, April 26,…

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A Love Story of Two Authors who Made Their Dreams Come True

A Love Story of Two Authors who Made Their Dreams Come True

Almost every aspiring writer, if asked, would probably describe their working life as a solitary one, perhaps even a lonely one on occasion. They’re usually not complaining, merely stating a fact of the hours that turn into weeks, months and years spent writing THAT novel. Which novel? The debut one of course — the one that will launch their career and realize their dream. What happens, though, when a husband and wife share the same dream? Do they live on…

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