Emily Gould

Author, co-owner @emilybooks.


How much my novel cost me

Writing my first book got me into debt. To finish the next one, I had to become solvent


How do you know whether fiction or memoir is the mode you should be writing in?

in which I do not provide a definitive answer, but do list some pros and cons.


This is an adaptation of a very short and quite self-indulgent talk I gave at Sarah Lawrence last week. The best part was definitely the Q&A. The people in SLC’s writing program are super…


How much my novel cost me

Writing my first book got me into debt. To finish the next one, I had to become solvent


Worried about the future of books? Here’s what you can do.


Barnes and Noble stores are closing all over the country, reports Melville House publisher Dennis Johnson, and we should be…


Peppermint patties


Making candy is both harder and easier than you’d think. You can whip up crappy but passable candy very easily, and most cooks have had some experience with this: using that…