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Telling stories that all can enjoy

Children’s books with Muslim characters can help open minds, and provide kids with role models that have stories like theirs. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-06-08 12:19:44 UTC ]
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A miracle in action: Diana Athill's editorial genius

Joining André Deutsch in the late 80s, I saw a great editor at the top of her game, tirelessly working to bring good writing to perfectionIndependent publishing was at a dangerous moment in 1987 when I was ushered at the age of 26 into a lowly place in the publicity department of André Deutsch... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Randi Zuckerberg Hopes to Battle Inequality in Silicon Valley With Her New Kids Show

"I've spent a decade in Silicon Valley," said Randi Zuckerberg. "Innovation is everywhere. It's supposed to be the center of forward thinking. [So] why can I count the number of women executives on one hand? Or people of color?" At Thursday's premiere event for Zuckerberg's new television show... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2016-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Kickstarter became one of the biggest powers in publishing

The crowdfunding site is now launching more books than all but the very largest publishers. Richard Lea finds out how a resource for small enterprises is making some big changesFour months after launching on Kickstarter, a children’s book that tells the stories of 100 inspiring women has raised... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Does the age of an author matter when writing YA fiction?

The Book Doctor goes right back to beginnings of YA and teen fiction in the 1950s and 1960s to investigate whether author age has anything to do with reader experienceI saw several really young writers at the Young Adult Literature Convention (Yalc) who seem to know just what their readers are... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oyster: A Spotify For Books

Oyster, a fledgling mobile service for Spotify-style on-demand books, has raised $3 million in funding led by Peter Thiel's Founders Fund. Oyster, which is still a work in progress, will let users of its mobile app access, discover, and read an ever-growing range of titles and genres, all on... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2012-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith on Green Carnation longlist

Publication Date: Wed, 28/09/2011 - 14:09 Ali Smith, Jeanette Winterson and film director John Waters have all been longlisted for the Green Carnation Prize, now in its second year. The prize, open to all LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) writers celebrates the best of modern gay... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Reader's Digest' Wants Your Life Story in 150 Words or Less

Oh boy, do I have a contest for you long-winded Facebookers and personal bloggers. It's called, "Your Life: The Reader's Digest Version." The venerable magazine is willing to shell out $25,000 if you can keep The Story of You to a crisp and compelling 150 words (words, not characters—this isn't... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2011-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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