Stacey Megally

Stacey Megally is a writer, runner, and incurable bookworm. Her writing has been featured in The Dallas Morning News, Running Room Magazine, The Bookwoman, and on stage at LitNight Dallas and the Oral Fixation live storytelling show. When she isn’t knee-deep in words or marathon training, she’s hanging out with her smart, funny husband and their two extremely opinionated dogs. Instagram: @staceymegallywrites

The Art of Ghostwriting Is As Human As It Gets

What goes into the art of ghostwriting? A look behind the scenes of the process with two ghostwriters.

The Speed Reading vs. Slow Reading Showdown: One Reader’s Adventure

Could speed reading be a solution to my reading FOMO? While my instincts questioned speed reading's lofty premise, I had nothing to lose.

13 Teen-Authored Literary Journals Adults Should Read

Check out these teen-authored literary journals that exclusively showcase work by young people between the ages of 13 and 19.

Launching a Book During the Pandemic: Authors on Pivoting, Promoting, and Perspective

What is it like for an author launching a book during the pandemic? To find some answers, I talked to four authors about their experiences.

Authors From Literary Families Tell the Stories Behind Their Stories

What must it be like to have a fellow author in the family? One Rioter looks into some literary families to answer that very question.

Music Books for Kids: 14 Titles to Teach and Inspire

Learning music gives children cognitive and social benefits. Musicians who are also parents give their music books for kids recommendations, including Respect: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul by Carole Boston Weatherford.

Amazon Original Stories: What They Are and Why You Should Read Them

Ready for a new read? Try Amazon Original Stories! Learn what they are, why you should read them, and how they benefit writers and readers.

Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses: A New American Literary Award

Get to know the brand new Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses, launched just this week.

The Best Apps to Sell Used Books

These apps to sell used books have what you want, whether it's getting a quick sale, receiving the most money possible, or having the flexibility to create your own shop.

Books About AAPI Athletes: 12 Titles for Kids, Teens, and Adults

These 12 books about AAPI athletes, including Baseball Saved Us, inspire all of us to give it our all, dream big, and celebrate and support diversity in U.S. athletics.

Diversifying Little Free Libraries: Learn, Support, and Get Inspired

Learn about, support, and be inspired by these initiatives dieciated to the mission of diversifying Little Free Libraries.

Little Free Diverse Libraries: What They Are and How You Can Help

What are Little Free Diverse Libraries and how can you get involved in the movement? A history and guide for starting.

8 Books About Japanese Culture to Read Before the Tokyo Olympics

Check out these fiction and nonfiction books about Japanese culture, recommended by a Japanese American who lived in Tokyo for 15+ years, including Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata, translated by Ginny Tapley Takemori.

10 Part-Asian Characters in YA Novels Written by Part-Asian Authors

Pick up some excellent YA books featuring part-Asian characters, by part-Asian writers, including Permanent Record by Mary H.K. Choi.

How TV Shows Use Books as Props: From SCHITT’S CREEK to MAD MEN

How do books make it into a TV show? Who decides on the titles? What do they add to the show? A look at how TV shows use books as props.