Is Abigail Gibbs The Next Stephenie Meyer?

Written by Ella Thomson on Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

The publishing world is always itching to find the “next” [insert popular author’s name here]. The next “next” could be Abigail Gibbs, who has signed a six-figure deal with HarperCollins for her debut novel The Dark Heroine: Dinner With a Vampire. Gibbs first wrote the story when she was 15 using the pen name Canse12. […]


Rumour: Ryan Gosling As Christian Grey in “Fifty Shades?”

Written by Jenny Brady on Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

E.L. James‘ husband, Niall Leonard, has hinted on who will be playing the part of Christian Grey in the new Fifty Shades film series.


Coming Soon: “Fifty Shades” Books in Hardcover Limited Editions

Written by Julie Vegas on Friday, August 31st, 2012

E.L. James started her Fifty Shades of Grey series in a unique way. It started out as fan fiction based on the series Twilight. From there, it was published by The Writers’ Coffee Shop. When the ground swell really got underway, the publishing rights were purchased by Random House and the books were released in […]


E.L. James Eyes Actress For Anastasia Steele

Written by Dan Malone on Saturday, August 18th, 2012

The movie adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey is starting to shape up. Producers Michael De Luca and Dana Brunett have picked four prospective screenwriters to choose from: Karen Croner, Dan Fogelman, Veena Sud, Kelly Marcel. Now E.L. James has an idea of who she wants to play the part of Anastasia Steele.


E.L. James Puts “Fifty Shades” Casting Rumours To Rest

Written by Jenny Brady on Saturday, August 11th, 2012

For those who are clamouring for an announcement for who will be playing Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey in the movie adaptation of E.L. James‘ Fifty Shades trilogy, E.L. James has put those rumours on hold. “I am not making any comments on casting. No one is ruled out or in yet – far too […]


“Fifty Shades: The Album” Coming This Summer

Written by Brandon Williams on Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

After giving a boost to Thomas Tallis’ “Spem in Alium,” E.L. James has decided to go all of the way and provide a companion album for fans of her Fifty Shades of Grey novel. Unlike the soundtrack listed on James’ website, the album will be comprised entirely of classical music. James has selected 15 tracks […]


What Books Are Americans Most Embarrassed To Read?

Written by Ella Thomson on Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

What books are you most ashamed to be seen reading? A recent poll done by 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair has Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James at a shockingly low 5%, whereas Barack Obama’s memoir Dreams from My Father at 16%. Meanwhile, Mitt Romney’s non-existent memoir is at 8%.


Angelina Jolie as Anastasia Steele?

Written by Ella Thomson on Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

In what should surprise no one, Angelina Jolie is a big fan of E.L. James‘ Fifty Shades series and is very much interested in being involved with the movie adaptation. Once the news hit that the books had been optioned, actresses ranging from Emma Watson (who recently shot down any casting rumours) to Kristen Stewart […]


Race To Find Next E.L. James Has Already Begun

Written by Brandon Williams on Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

E.L. James can be credited with a lot of things, including the rise in sex shop sales, but one of the most important things she and others like her appears to be revolutionizing the publishing industry. Because Fifty Shades started out as an eBook, publishers are now storming the various online platforms such as the […]


Mommy Porn or Baby Porn? Erotica Author Weighs in on “Fifty Shades”

Written by Jenny Brady on Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Some say that E.L. James‘ Fifty Shades trilogy is too graphic. Others, like erotica author Shirley Conran says it’s not risque enough. James’ books have been dubbed “mommy porn.” Conran, like James, disagrees with this label, but for a very different reason. She says it’s more like “infantile baby porn.” She notes that there’s no […]