Tag: The Bee-Loud Glade

  • Atticus Authors on the Move: Spring Roundup

    April can be rough. Rain, thunder, bugs finding their way back into your bedroom, spring not quite sure if it wants to be warm, or suddenly drop back to sweater weather right when you’ve finally decided its time to stop dragging that thing around with you because you’ve never put it on. Yes it’s true…

  • Alternate Scene from ‘The Bee-Loud Glade’

    Publisher’s Note: With today’s official release of The Bee-Loud Glade, we thought it would be enlightening to ask author Steve Himmer to provide an outtake from his debut novel. The following excerpt did not make the book’s final cut for reasons that Steve outlines below, and aptly illustrates the critical decisions and revisions that many…

  • Interview with Author of The Bee-Loud Glade, Part 2

    Back in November, we had the chance to sit down (in a metaphorical sort of way) with Steve Himmer, author of the debut novel, The Bee Loud Glade. In his first interview, Steve let us in on the source of his inspiration and the long, winding road that led to the birth of this refreshing…

  • The Decorative Hermit: Inspiration for a Novel

    KENSINGTON, MD — Inspirations for novels come from various places, sometimes even a television show. In “The Worst Jobs in History,” program host Tony Robinson examines the 18th-century hermit, living in the Georgian Age of landscape art, “lurking in the undergrowth.” While listening to Robinson describe those “smelly, bearded recluses … eccentrics, romantics, misfits,” Atticus…

  • Atticus Signs Two New Distinct Voices of Fiction

    KENSINGTON, MD — Atticus Books is thrilled to announce the signing of two new authors—Tommy Zurhellen and Steve Himmer—whose unique, compelling voices are bound to delight readers far and wide for years to come. Zurhellen’s debut work, Nazareth, North Dakota, is a modern re-telling of the story of a young Messiah, set in the lonely…