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Addison Rizer

Addison Rizer is an administrator in Seattle, Washington with a B.A. in English from Arizona State University. She is currently in Northern Arizona University’s Professional Writing M.A. program. Find her published work or contact her on her website at www.addisonrizer.com or follow her on Twitter @addisonrizer.

Good For You: 8 Authors to Follow on TikTok Who Are Doing Great

Here are a few authors to follow on TikTok for those of us who want to know about the writing process, what authors judge us for, and more.

I Only Read uQuiz Book Recommendations For a Month

For one month, I only read books recommended to me through the results of uQuizzes. Here's how accurate those recommendations were.

Come On In, the Horror’s Fine: Horror Books for Beginners

Curious about horror? Welcome, friend! Here’s a list of horror books for beginners in different sub-genres for you to try out, including The Last Final Girl by Stephen Graham Jones.

I Don’t Know You: Don’t Ask Me for Book Recommendations

It’s an art, recommending books to strangers. Something that takes skill and knowledge well beyond what I have.

Why I Read Writing Advice Books to Cope With a Traumatic Event

How one reader read books to cope with a traumatic event, turning not to books on grief, but on writing advice and craft.

The Most Popular In-Demand Books In U.S. Libraries: January–March 2021

Curious about the books other patrons are requesting from their libraries? Check out some of the most popular books in public libraries.

6 Books for Submitting to the Mortifying Ordeal of Being Known

Check out these books, including Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness by Shasta Nelson, celebrating vulnerability to help you combat the mortifying ordeal of being known.

Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! Books Like MAMMA MIA!

We see you, MAMMA MIA! fans–and we’ve got some books we think you’ll love, including Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales.

Cowboy Poetry: The What, Who, When, Where, Why, and How(dy)

Cowboy poetry is not a historical genre, in fact, but a contemporary one. This is your guide to where you can find it, hear it, and more.

Coffee Table Books: Their Origin, Precursors, And Rise to Popularity

Ever look at the tome on a coffee table and wonder why coffee table books are a thing? Consider this brief history of coffee table books.