News • August 26th, 2018
News • August 20th, 2018
Danica Jambalos included Jonathan LaPoma’s coming-of-age novel DEVELOPING MINDS: AN AMERICAN GHOST STORY in her “12 Sidesplittingly Hilarious Novels For All Readers” Wiki.ezvid video.
She had this to say about the novel:
“Jonathan LaPoma gives us a coming-of-age novel that tackles alienation, misguided hopes, and addiction, making the tale perfect for those who enjoy satire and darker humor.”
News • June 24th, 2018
Jonathan LaPoma’s feature-length black comedy DIPLOMATIC AMMUNITY! is a finalist in the 2018 Oaxaca Film Festival (comedy category). This is the script’s 12th award/honor and LaPoma’s 156th overall.
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.
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.