Alderman and Dawson to write Doctor Who tales

Naomi Alderman and Juno Dawson are both contributing to Penguin Random House's Doctor Who publishing this autumn, celebrating the debut of Jodie Whittaker as the "Thirteenth Doctor". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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“Write the tale that scares you . . . I dare you.” Michaela Coel has some writing advice for us.

On Sunday night, I May Destroy You showrunner Michaela Coel won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie. In the context of yet another melanin-deficient awards show that had people tweeting #EmmysSoWhite, it was refreshing (and simultaneously frustrating) that... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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R.O. Kwon on Writing Religion, and Learning to Be a Teenager From Dawson’s Creek

This week on The Maris Review, R.O. Kwon joins Maris Kreizman to discuss her new book The Incendiaries. On finding a life in the arts: Maris Kreizman: Are the questions you receive from undergrads about craft? I imagine on your book tour you experienced a lot of people who had also given up... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-29 08:47:40 UTC ]
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‘Feminist Fairy Tales’: Authors Talk About Writing ‘Other Kinds of Books’

An interest in ‘how women reframe stories in a feminist framework’ and more was part of the discussion in a Market Focus Indonesia panel at the London Book Fair earlier this month. Editor’s Note: As we look today at comments from women authors, particularly in the Indonesian market, we’d like to... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood Is Writing a Sequel to 'The Handmaid's Tale'

Following two years in which Margaret Atwood's classic dystopian novel saw a skyrocketing in readership and new cultural relevance, both on television and in society at large, the author has announced 'The Testaments,' due September 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman joins Doctor Who TV writing team

Children’s author Malorie Blackman is one of the writers working on the new television series of Doctor Who, the BBC has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Just Write Your Own Fairy Tale': Chris Colfer on His 'Land of Stories' Series

At BookExpo, actor turned writer Chris Colfer spoke with 'NYTBR' editor Pamela Paul about the paperback release of the sixth and final book in his bestselling The Land of Stories series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Writing Life: Chris Colfer of 'Glee' inspired by fairy tales

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Reynolds to write new Doctor Who novel

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Jane Smiley on Her Writing Process, Beloved Pets, and Writing in Paris

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How to Write the Book No One Wants You to Write

Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House is a feat—a memoir and historical narrative created amid governmental bureaucracy and resistance from some of her subjects. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-09-25 16:27:00 UTC ]
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How to Write the Book No One Wants You to Write

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[ The Atlantic | 2019-09-25 16:27:00 UTC ]
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Tales of The Handmaid’s Tale

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Doctor Who Christmas show to feature Doctor Mysterio

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New Writing North offers TV writing placements

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Struggling as an author? Stop writing only what you want to write

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How to write a book – top tips for National Novel Writing Month

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The tale of a dropout who found purpose in books, travel and just living

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Writing for Readers of All Ages: Spotlight on Emunah La-Paz

With a romance series, a memoir, and a picture book, the versatile author leverages social media to grow her fan base and interact with readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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From the author of ‘The Flight Attendant,’ a gripping tale of survival

Chris Bohjalian’s latest novel ‘The Lioness’ takes readers on a posh African safari that turns terrifying. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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