I’ve written a new article for Salon.com that addresses several Islamophobic tropes I’ve seen circulating online. You can check out the article here: LINK
I have a new article in today’s stories for Salon.com. Have a look and give me your feedback in the comments section!
IndieReader has published a new review of THE MURAL and gave it 3.5 out 5 stars. They noted that “THE MURAL is powerful in its portrayal of the redeeming power of art and creativity” and “Halverson has a terrific talent for describing minutiae that allows the reader to feel fully immersed in this world.”
You can check out the full review on IndieReader.com.
Author quote for your weekend:
“The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress.”
Read the new review of The Mural: A Novel on Kirkus Reviews.
With writing, we have second chances.
― Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything Is Illuminated
All I need is a sheet of paper and something to write with, and then I can turn the world upside down.
― Friedrich Nietzsche
“The Mural” now has an official Facebook page. Visit often for news and photographs related to the book. I’ve just posted one of the only known photographs of the reclusive artist, Henry Darger Jr. Here’s the link: http://www.facebook.com/TheMural
Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works. — Virginia Woolf
The Kindle edition of my new novel The Mural is available to everyone for free from Amazon on August 27 and 28, 2014. After Friday, the price reverts to .99 cents again. If you don’t have a Kindle, just download a free Kindle App for your smartphone, tablet (iPad), or your laptop/desktop computer to start reading! The ebook is available for download here.
A problem with a piece of writing often clarifies itself if you go for a long walk.
– Helen Dunmore