News • June 24th, 2018
News • June 15th, 2018
Jonathan LaPoma finished the first draft of his latest novel, HAMMOND, which follows a group of troubled boys who play basketball at a city court in Buffalo as a means to escape their abusive households. LaPoma hopes to publish the book by Christmas.
News • May 15th, 2018
“The writing is engaging, with the right flow and a dose of dark humor to make it an enjoyable read that I would recommend.”
News • May 10th, 2018
Jonathan LaPoma’s psychological coming-of-age novel THE SUMMER OF CRUD is a finalist in the 2018 Eric Hoffer Book Award, which “honors the memory of the great American philosopher Eric Hoffer by highlighting salient writing.” The novel was recently the #1 Psychological book on Kobo, and has been at the top of the Literary list as well for the last week.
News • April 26th, 2018
Jonathan LaPoma’s coming-of-age literary novel THE SUMMER OF CRUD is the #1 “Psychological” and #2 “Literary” novel on Kobo.
News • April 20th, 2018
On April 23, 2018, Jonathan LaPoma answered authors’ self-publishing questions on AMAFeed.com. To see his responses, click here.
News • April 4th, 2018
Jonathan LaPoma’s online course, FROM FIRST DRAFT TO BESTSELLER, is now open for enrollment on Udemy. FROM FIRST DRAFT TO BESTSELLER is a step-by-step guide to help beginning writers self-publish and market their manuscripts, and build their readership from zero. To enroll in the course, click here.
News • March 6th, 2018
Jonathan LaPoma’s feature-length coming-of-age comedy DIPLOMATIC AMMUNITY! won 2nd place in the 2018 Las Vegas Screenplay Contest. This is the script’s 11th award/honor and LaPoma’s 155th overall.
News • February 22nd, 2018
Jonathan LaPoma’s feature-length black comedy DIPLOMATIC AMMUNITY! is a finalist in the 2018 Twister Alley International Film Festival. This is the script’s 10th award/honor and LaPoma’s 154th overall.
News • February 9th, 2018
Jonathan LaPoma’s dark and disturbing literary novel THE SUMMER OF CRUD is an Amazon Hot New Release on Amazon’s UK store.
The Sacramento Film Festival selected Jonathan LaPoma’s feature-length black comedies THE KIDNAPPED and DIPLOMATIC AMMUNITY! in their 2018 screenwriting competition. LaPoma’s 11 scripts have won 153 awards/honors since 2013.