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Tollbooth named the “best book of 2013” by the people at Drunk Monkeys!

So we’re wrapping up this year and we have a whole slew of goals for the new year…..For 2014 we plan to begin releasing our Interactive Ebooks to the world, continue some of our books projects that have been dangling in our minds namely the jail letters and anthologies, continue our Duel book series and perhaps delving into other genders, and continue to improve on the professionalism of The Idiom Magazine….our latest issue began that endeavor by having color insides and a hard cover!

In January we plan on having our next book release namely the duel book of Keith Baird and Andrew Ink Feindt….here’s all the information for that coming up.…come on out, meet the editors and perhaps propose your book idea…

and Finally but certainly not least we had a nice surprise this New Years Day when Bud Smith’s book Tollbooth was voted as the Best Book of 2013 by the people at Drunk Monkeys!  Read their review here and check out their site and for 2014 send your stuff everywhere!

RIP Geoffrey Chaucer and Flashback Friday is back!

Geoffrey Chaucer died on October 25th 1400….he’s known as the father of English Literature and the Canterbury Tales was one of the first pieces of literature that kick-started a passion in the written word for The Idiom.

Reading the Canterbury Tales in high school and especially the Miller’s Tale with the big ending scene of Absolon asking for a kiss from Alisoun and she, sticking her arse out the window, made me realize that we’re all a little bit messed up and enjoy a good dirty story no matter what century we are in….

Here’s a picture of Chaucer with his copy of Tollbooth published by Piscataway House Publications obviously a major influence on many of his works and must have been proud of such characters as Sarah, Kid with Clownhead, and Jimmy Saare….

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Chaucer about to relax with our novel Tollbooth

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Tollbooth Book Release Party Video!

A few weeks back we had two book release parties for Piscataway House Publication’s new novel, Tollbooth.  One party was at Revolutionary Lounge and the other was at Eight Sixteen Recording Studio.  At both we had a whole slew of people reading their words, playing their music, and Bud Smith reading from his novel….Here’s the link to the Video

You can buy the book on Amazon and soon off The Idiom Website Book Page

Book Release and Reading this weekend….

So this weekend two events going on….

Saturday night we are having Bud Smith’s second book release party because the first one was so good!  You can see pictures of the first one in one of our previous posts

This book release party is at 8:16 Studios and again we’ll have bands and beer and poets and smokes and Bud Smith’s novel Tollbooth for a nice lil discounted price…heres facebook info on it

 

On Sunday, the South Brunswick Library starts up its Sunday afternoon poetry readings and Hank Kalet a poet from the previous issue of the Idiom is one of the features….starts at 2 and there’s an open mic afterwards so bring some words….here’s a link to the full schedule for the year

Pictures from Bud Smith’s Book Release Party….

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Here’s a bunch of pictures from Bud Smith’s book release party for his novel Tollbooth….Thanks to everyone who came out and all the performers and everything.

Don’t worry if ya missed it!  There is a second release at 8:16 Studio in Toms River next Saturday... there will be more bands and a reading by both the writer of the book and all the writers who helped edit it…

Perhaps you can’t make any events we have….you can also get Tollbooth here

Tollbooth book release party tonight!

Tonight is the book release party for Bud Smith’s novel, Tollbooth published by Piscataway House Publications.

Go to Revolutionary Lounge in Toms River from 7-9 to hear Bud Smith read excerpts from his book and performances by Mark Brunetti, Love Hustle, Chris Rockwell, and Nathan Dickinson….

The book will sell at a release party discount of $8! Come on out, meet the author and publishers and be a part of that ever growing jersey literary scene…

First Time: An Anthology About Lost Virginity

A new anthology is out with a poem from idiom editor, Mark Brunetti. The anthology is First Time and its a collection of stories essays and poems about people losing their virginity…

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The anthology is edited by writer Bud Smith so there’s no limits to what people have written about…I ordered mine today and can’t wait to get it. Here’s the back cover and lost of contributors:

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