'Lemony Snicket' urges authors to connect with indie bookshops

Authors United has sent out a letter from the author Daniel Handler  - a.k.a. Lemony Snicket - encouraging writers to take part in Upstream, a new programme to support independent bookstores. Upstream, “cooked up” by Handler and “assorted interested parties”, aims to connect writers with their local independent booksellers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Bookshop.org urges industry to back indies with links in Independent Bookshop Week

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Lemony Snicket Rallies Support for Indie Bookstores

Daniel Handler suggests that authors should pick an independent bookstore close to where they live and sign books for them to sell. The post Lemony Snicket Rallies Support for Indie Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Indie Author–Indie Bookseller Relationship Warms Up

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