How will the republic fall? A raging mob that storms the wall? Waving Uzi and grenade? Ransacking through some hallowed hall? An edict from a balustrade? Or will it be some mindless […]
My novel will be out in two weeks. There is a passage that I find particularly unsettling right now, although I wrote it a couple of years ago. It is a description […]
It is time to report the winners of a few competitions we ran over the last several months – Worst Sex Scene in a Contemporary Novel, Worst Sentence in a Modern Novel, […]
At first, when I selected myself to write a review of my recent travels in Corsica, I wasn’t sure I was up to the challenge. “That’s crazy,” I told myself. “I have […]
Did you know that the Ohio Express released their ground-breaking, “Yummy, Yummy, Yummy (I’ve Got Love in My Tummy)” exactly forty-eight years, one month and five days ago to the day? To […]
Did you know that simple miscommunications cause 8 jillion hectares worth of economic losses per year, according to a recent study? 1 To understand the causes of Human Communication Failure (HCF), we […]
Snarking at,”The Emails of Natalie Portman and Jonathan Safran Foer” in the New York Times.
Just how horrible can a sex scene in a contemporary novel get? This is the critical question we at The Rotting Post intend to answer. We will offer two of the worst […]
Including New Fiction from Dan Brown, Sue Grafton, and more!!!
A make-believe reader recently sent in the following make-believe query: Dear Rotting Post Guy, You seem to know a lot about bad writing. What’s the worst sentence ever written? Sincerely, Heironymus T. […]