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Reed Hastings, the Founder of Netflix, Keeps His Library in His Pocket

“They’re all on Kindle. Although I have to admit as a first-time author, when the hardcover book arrived, it felt really good to hold in my hands.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-24 09:00:04 UTC ]
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Story of ‘bloodthirsty unicorns’ brings debut author record publishing deal

Annabel Steadman’s fantasy series Skandar and the Unicorn Thief has won a seven-figure book contract, with film rights also sold to Sony PicturesA 28-year-old first-time author from Canterbury has landed what is believed to be the world’s largest ever book advance for a debut children’s writer,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-16 13:34:54 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Middle-Grade Editors Are Buzzing Today

This morning, five editors of books for middle-grade readers have a chance to reveal their passion for a new novel by a first-time author. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Exposing Yourself As a First-Time Author

Jay Keefe wrote a memoir about recovering from alcoholism and realizes, upon publication, that it a huge personal risk it was, albeit one with rewards. The post Exposing Yourself As a First-Time Author appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut author organises own £200k marketing campaign

A debut author has arranged a marketing and publicity campaign she estimates is worth £200,000 to support the release of her book, and which her agent said “must be unique for a first-time author”. Janet Kelly’s Dear Beneficiary, about an older woman who has a relationship with a Nigerian man... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big books the antithesis of Twitter

Six years and 900 pages on, there ended up being two million reasons why this first-time author would have been glad to have stuck with the written word.     Continue reading at 'The Sydney Morning Herald'

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2013-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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