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2 Aug, 2011 - 12:50pm

Read 'Nuts and Bolts: "Big Voice" Versus "Little Voice" by Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk, photographed by John Gress

For three years, Chuck Palahniuk contributed to our ground breaking online Writers Workshop (which he also helped conceive, btw) with 36 writing essays.  These are lessons from a best-selling author on how to improve your craft as a writer... the types of lessons they teach in $...

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22 Jul, 2011 - 2:23pm

An Update On The 'INVISIBLE MONSTERS' Film - Director Attached

'Invisible Monsters' Movie News

Earlier this week I got an update from Cameron MacLaren, the producer who owns the option on the Invisible Monsters movie adaptation.  Today, Cameron made the news public by way of a newsletter blast.  Check out below for some updates on the production, including...

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19 Jul, 2011 - 1:30pm

Buy the Chuck Palahniuk Documentary DVD Signed Edition!

Buy the Chuck Palahniuk Documentary DVD Signed Edition!

Our popular documentary on Chuck Palahniuk, Postcards from the Future is now shipping... with a big fat signature by Chuck right on the cover.  We've got a limited amount of these and once they're gone, they're gone.  So if you haven't seen this...

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15 Jul, 2011 - 1:56pm

New Story "Romance" In The August Issue of Playboy

 

Looking for something new from Chuck?  Can't wait until October 18th for the release of Damned?  Well you're in luck, because there's a new short story in the August issue of Playboy. The short is called Romance and...

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15 Jul, 2011 - 1:16pm

Join Our Official Book Club! - July Discussion "Tobacco-Stained Mountain Goat" by Andrez Bergen

"The Tobacco-Stained Mountain Goat" by Andrez Bergen

You know the drill, folks.  Every month a new book is selected and a new moderator steps up to lead the discussion.  This month, we will be reading and discussing The Tobacco-Stained Mountain Goat by Andrez Bergen.

Purchase 'The Tobacco-...

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23 Jun, 2011 - 2:00pm

Fan Artwork: Fight Club, Snuff & Pygmy Dust Jackets

Over the years we've received some great Chuck Palahniuk inspired artwork from fans. Banners, portraits, and of course book covers.  But it's the fans that go the extra mile and actually design the entire dust jacket of their favorite Palahniuk book, that light me up.  Here are three by ...

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15 Jun, 2011 - 1:53pm

Shortlist.com's Collection Of Fan-made 'Fight Club' Posters

Shortlist.com's Collection Of Fan-made 'Fight Club' Posters

We've posted a few of these in the News over the past year.  But now Shortlist.com has big collection of all alternative Fight Club posters designed by fans.  This is a cool collection, yes, but they missed a few great ones.

Here's one of my favorites, which I...

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9 Jun, 2011 - 12:51pm

St. Helen's Book Shop Promotion - Signed & Inscribed Copies of 'The Chronology of Water'

Lately, you might have noticed that The Cult has 'Lidia Yuknavitch fever.'  This started as a warm recommendation from Chuck for her stirring and brutal memoir The Chronology of Water.

I've read Ms. Yuknavitch's book The Chronology of Water,...

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8 Jun, 2011 - 12:45pm

Join Our Official Book Club! - June Discussion "We Are Oblivion" by Michael Sonbert

"We Are Oblivion" by Michael Sonbert

You know the drill, folks.  Every month a new book is selected and a new moderator steps up to lead the discussion.  This month, we will be reading and discussing We Are Oblivion by Michael Sonbert, yet another member of our community here who has done well for himself...

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7 Jun, 2011 - 4:12pm

Polish Book Cover: Pygmy

Poland continues to shine with some of the most original and interesting covers for Chuck's books.  This time, we actually had the nice people who publish these editions contact us. Apparently they saw my previous post, highlighting their designs, and wanted to inform us of this latest release...

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3 Jun, 2011 - 2:34pm

Awesomely Bizarre Artwork Inspired By 'The Nightmare Box'

Within Chuck Palahniuk's 2005 collection Haunted, many fans count The Nightmare Box as their favorite story.  The story is about a box people look into, that always shows the same image, yet drives the viewers insane and to commit suicide.

This story (...

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1 Jun, 2011 - 2:26pm

'Tell-All' Now Out In Paperback!

'Tell-All' Now Out In Paperback!

 As of May 31st, Tell-All, Chuck's thirteenth book, is now out in paperback.  I think Random House did a great job with this new cover, which I prefer over the hardback cover.  By now most of you have already read it, but if not, here's a quick blurb from Amazon:

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31 May, 2011 - 1:11pm

Read "Nuts and Bolts: Thought Verbs" by Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk, photographed by John Gress

For three years, Chuck Palahniuk contributed to our ground breaking online Writers Workshop (which he also helped conceive, btw) with 36 writing essays.  These are lessons from a best-selling author on how to improve your craft as a writer... the types of lessons they teach in $...

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31 May, 2011 - 12:48pm

Video: 'Fight Club' Trailer Spoof - 'Cuddle Club'

Someone ask me why I keep posting these?  I guess with this latest, I just respect the fact that these guys went out and did something.  Plus, they look like they had fun making this.  And hell, the one dude even shaved his head.  

Check out 'Cuddle Club,' a shot for...

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26 May, 2011 - 2:32pm

'Snuff' Is On Trial In Turkey

'Snuff' Is On Trial In Turkey

In the past two days our Twitter feed (@chuckpalahniuk) has exploded with a breaking story coming out of Turkey.  It seems The Istanbul Prosecutor’s Office has opened an investigation into the book Snuff and is calling for all copies to be confiscated.  Here's more:

The Istanbul...

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20 May, 2011 - 12:22pm

Video: Chuck Palahniuk On Ira Levin

As most of you diehards out there should know by now, Chuck is a big fan of Ira Levin. Haven't heard of him?  Well shame on you.  The man wrote some of the classic horror novels of the 1970's. Rosemary's Baby, The Boys From Brazil and The Stepford Wives...

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12 May, 2011 - 1:56pm

Fan Artwork: 'Survivor' Book Cover

'Survivor' fan designed cover by Ryan Harris

Check out this cool book cover design for Survivor, one of Chuck's most beloved earlier titles.  It was designed by Ryan Harris.  

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7 Apr, 2011 - 6:36pm

Last Chance for Art of the Short Story Intensive Class

Last Chance for Art of the Short Story Intensive Class
Last Chance for Art of the Short Story Intensive Class at ChuckPalahniuk.net

Update:  This class is full.  Congratulations to everyone who acted early to secure a spot.  Prepare to grab your gear and strap in.

Art of the Short Story  - beginning April 18th - is a highly...

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7 Apr, 2011 - 1:16pm

Chuck's Final Set of Reviews for Anthology Volume 1 Nominees

Chuck's Final Set of Reviews for Anthology Volume 1 Nominees

We've made it!  Chuck's last round of feedback on an entire year of top selections.  Below, you'll find the last set of semi-finalists for Anthology Volume 1.  Congratulations to all included!  In the weeks ahead, we'll find out which stories make the final cut for our print...

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1 Apr, 2011 - 5:23pm

Tour Dates For Lidia Yuknavitch's 'The Chronology of Water'

'The Chronology of Water' by Lidia Yuknavitch

Recently, Chuck told me about a new memoir being released called The Chronology of Water. The memoir was written by a friend and fellow workshop member of Chuck's named Lidia Yuknavitch.  Being that Chelsea Cain (Heartsick...

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