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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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1 Apr, 2011 - 12:58pm

Join Our Official Book Club! - April Discussion "Victoria" by Knut Hamsun

"Victoria" by Knut Hamsun

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 Victoria by Knut Hamsun.  Purchase 'Victoria' here!

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31 Mar, 2011 - 10:50pm

Read "Nuts and Bolts: Hiding a Gun" by Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk: Photograph by Robert Yager

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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29 Mar, 2011 - 12:56pm

Video: 'Fight Club' Presented by The Girls on Film

Somehow I missed this one. I guess I shouldn't beat myself up since Fight Club continues to become one of the most spoofed and homaged films of the past 15 years. This spoof comes by way of The Girls on Film.  Here's their bio from their...

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25 Mar, 2011 - 1:34pm

St. Helen's Books Promotion - Chuck Palahniuk Foreign Language Books & Pre-Order of 'Damned' Signed & Personally Inscribed!

Our favorite affiliates and friends, St. Helens Book Shop are having a very awesome and unique promotion.  They have recently acquired a number of foreign language books, signed by Chuck, and they are now offering them up for sale!  They are new/unread...

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22 Mar, 2011 - 1:39pm

Fan Artwork: 'Invisible Monsters' Book Cover

Check out this awesome book cover for Invisible Monsters designed by Elyse Boutall.  This was part of an art project where Elyse had to read the book and then create a book cover illustration for it.  See a high res version of Elyse' design here.  And...

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15 Mar, 2011 - 1:04pm

Chuck Palahniuk Starring In The Short Film 'Georgie's Big Break'

Chuck Palahniuk

Georgie's Big Break is a short film directed by Andy Mingo, based on a story by Monica Drake (Clown Girl).  And guess who's in it?  I'll give you a hint: his name is this website.  Yep, Chuck, along with a host of other local writers (Chelsea...

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11 Mar, 2011 - 4:29pm

'Invisible Monsters' Is Finally Coming To Hardcover

'Invisible Monsters' Is Finally Coming To Hardcover

For several years now, there has been an underground movement to get Invisible Monsters released in hardcover.  Believe it or not, this beloved book of Chuck's is the only novel of his that was never released in this format.  At the time, this was Chuck's specific wish...

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