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Beatles biographer Philip Norman: 'Yoko was waiting for me – with two lawyers'

He has charmed Elton John, angered Paul McCartney – and horrified Yoko Ono. What will he uncover about the ‘murky’ death of Jimi Hendrix? The great rock writer reveals the pain – and pleasure – of chasing starsSlowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton is my eighth rock biography since Shout!... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book doulas: the new way to push your writing into the world

A cuddly new publishing service has arrived to help struggling authors with ‘bookbirthing’ – and for all its new-age trappings, it seems to be catching on“Are book doulas a thing?” asks a writer I know. “I’d love to get one.”Book doulas are a thing, because where there is a need, there is a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New platform uses machine learning to find the next big thing in entertainment

Anyone involved in writing books or TV and film scripts knows that whilst the entertainment and publishing sectors are constantly on the look out for the next blockbuster, nobody is quite sure what one actually looks like. A new AI platform called AUTHORS is looking to use machine learning... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2017-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed’s David Mack Tells Us How ‘The President and the Big Boy Truck’ Went From Post to Children’s Book

According to Slate, writing books for kids is harder than it looks, a lesson learned when the publication held a children's book writing contest among a number of its staffers, all attempting to write about a hedgehog. Perhaps it was a matter of not having the type of subject matter so perfectly... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2017-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fond farewell to the acidulous Mr Gill

His literary forays received questionable reviews but there’s no doubt about the great restaurant critic’s journalistic statureThere’s one thing to add to the tidal wave of tributes last week after AA Gill died. They saluted a journalist, a constant scribbler, an acidulous wordsmith who... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Brimming Heart of Zadie Smith

A paradox lurks in the heart of the novelist’s vocation. Human beings are what most novels are about, the stuff that fiction is made of. Yet writing books is a solitary activity, one that tends to attract introverts and loners. The work might be brilliant, but it will have a shard of ice in its... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blending Faith with YA Fiction: PW Talks to Jody Hedlund

Adult romance-turned-YA author Jody Hedlund explains the importance of writing books for young people and how she weaves a clean, faith-focused story together with relationships and adventure. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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When Reporters Write Books, Does The Times Win, Too?

WRITING books must be in the DNA of Times journalists. Even the paper’s founding editor, Henry J. Raymond, cranked them out, including his “History of the Administration of President Lincoln” in 1864. The next year, he r ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: Julianne Moore and Brian Selznick: From Screen-to-Page and Page-to-Screen: Star Power in Children’s Book

Actress Julianne Moore and award-winning writer and illustrator Brian Selznick have more in common than writing books for children. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Keys to Writing Books for Very Young Readers

The cherished French children’s book author and editor of hundreds of books Grégoire Solotareff offers his tips for creating books fore very young readers. The post Keys to Writing Books for Very Young Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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