Writer's Block Bookstore In the News

They like us – they really like us!
Click the links below to view articles featuring the bookstore and its crew.

 

 

Writer's Block Bookstore Relocating to New Space Along Park Avenue

  • May 2, 2019
  • The Winter Park/Maitland Observer article gives some more details to Lauren's vision for the new location on Park Ave!

Reckless Reader: Writer's Block Bookstore

  • April 8, 2019
  • The LA Review of Books featured us as a bookstore of note for reckless readers intent on supporting local independent bookstores!

 

36 Hours in Orlando

  • February 1, 2018
  • The New York Times provides you with what you need to know when you only have 36 hours to sightsee. We're featured in the Orlando edition as a cozy Saturday afternoon well-spent! 
     

Excerpt from My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop, featuring Kristin Harmel

 

The Foreword Review

  • Fall 2016
  • Foreward is a magazine covering indie bookstores and publishers; Lauren's interview has her hard-earned insights about selecting books to carry and feature, community interest, and appealing to the heart of readers, young and old alike. 
     

LitHub Magazine

  • February 8, 2016
  • Interview with a Bookstore is a series of interviews conducted around the world and published on one of the literary web's biggest magazines. Lauren answers LitHub's in-depth questions about the bookstore, her favorite books, and what Writer's Block does better than any other bookstore. 
     

Garden & Gun

  • June 2015
  • This "Small Town Escapes" article includes Writer's Block Bookstore as part of the Winter Park magic that "even Disney could manufacture." 
     

New Independent Bookstore Seeks Success in Winter Park

  • February 10, 2015
  • The Orlando Sentinel features Writer's Block Bookstore as part of their writeup about local bookstores, and includes Lauren's ethos about bookselling and community.
     

Orlando Sentinel's Winter Park Forum

  • February 4, 2015
  • Winter Park Forum Editor Michael Freeman interviews Lauren about the beginnings of Writer's Block Bookstore and the future of indie bookselling. 
     

Shelf Awareness

  • September 15, 2014
  • Shelf Awareness is an industry newsletter intended for booksellers and book lovers alike, and records the opening of new bookstores around the country. This is the earliest news article about Writer's Block Bookstore!