Mockingbird Monday – The Story Behind The Mockingbird Parables

Many authors and agents have expressed to me that I went through more drama getting my first book published than I will probably experience in my entire writing career. It is an interesting story which I began writing about last week — you can get caught up on last week’s blog here: https://mattlitton.com/2011/05/09/mockingbird-monday-the-story-behind-the-mockingbird-parables/. I hope

An Interview with Charles J. Shields, Author of New York Times Bestseller – Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee

Charles J. Shields’s masterful biography, Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee, was a New York Times Bestseller during the summer of 2006 and is currently in its 8th printing. Shields spent years researching and writing the biography of Harper Lee. He is a former English teacher who taught To Kill a Mockingbird for a number