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"Do better, publishing people": an open letter to the industry

I have to start by admitting that when I began writing this letter last week, I was boiling mad and ready to take everyone on. Now, in its tenth or twentieth draft (I don’t know which) I’m still boiling mad, but most of your gaslighting social media posts that sent me over the edge have gone, so... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 12:34:21 UTC ]
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Where to Start With V.S. Naipaul

V. S. Naipaul, the award-winning writer born in Trinidad who settled in England and wrote an astonishing number of great novels and searing works of nonfiction, died over the weekend at the age of 85. After publishing a novel, The Mystic Masseur, and a number of short stories about Trinidad in... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2018-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joanna Cannon vows to keep working in NHS after £300,000 book deal

Novelist who began writing to relieve the stress of her psychiatry job says literary success will not stop her listening to ‘real voices’ in hospitalA bestselling debut novelist who wrote her book in a hospital car park as stress release from her job as a psychiatrist is to return to the NHS.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patty Marks: Sex, Romance, and Erotic Bestsellers

The beginnings of Ellora’s Cave, the Akron, Ohio–based publisher of erotic romance fiction, have become something of a publishing business legend. Tina M. Engler, a single mom at the time, began writing the kind of romance novels she wanted to read—novels written with explicit descriptions of... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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