Alex Bell | 'I felt a freedom to be able to do whatever I wanted to do'

Alex Bell, best known for her horror fiction, makes a striking departure in a new middle-grade series of books for Faber. Fiona Noble reports. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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London’s Sarah Crossan: ‘The Freedom To Write What I Want’

'Adults are more difficult to convince' about poetry, says award-winning author Sarah Crossan. Her newly honored 'One' is a verse novel, for younger readers. The post London’s Sarah Crossan: ‘The Freedom To Write What I Want’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Gen Z doesn’t want to buy your brand, they want to join it

Gen Z can create personal brands faster and more effectively than any generation that’s come before them. If you represent a brand or agency, that should give you pause for thought. Gen Z will make up 40 percent of all consumers by 2020. As this generation of digital natives has been building... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The Border' author Don Winslow wants to debate Trump about the wall, and Stephen King wants to pay for it

Thriller author Don Winslow wants to debate Donald Trump about the president's proposed border wall, and Stephen King is willing to pay $10,000 to make it happen. Winslow, whose new novel, "The Border," is slated for release by Harper Collins imprint William Morrow next week, challenged Trump to... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kate Mosse | 'I haven’t felt about a book the way I felt about Labyrinth—until now'

The novelist and Women’s Prize co-founder talks about her new sweeping epic, her kind of feminism and why it’s time publishers stood for equal representation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep now Wants to Go to Harvard

A parody picture book due out next year pokes fun at over-ambitious parentsFor all those families who found The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep helped smooth over difficult bedtimes, a new picture book satirising the ambitions of “helicopter” parents for their brilliant offspring is due out next... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Taco Bell Quarterly is the literary magazine you didn’t know you needed.

It happened yesterday at 7:59pm. My dear friend and colleague, Olivia Rutigliano, sent me a text that I’ll never forget. It was a screenshot of her Twitter notifications. Taco Bell Quarterly (@TBQuarterly) had followed her. What is Taco Bell Quarterly? Is it a joke? How did this even start? Are... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-25 21:25:27 UTC ]
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Want to Start a Queer Book Club? Here’s How

Looking for a queer book club or even want to start your own? This is how to get started. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Walker bags guide to love from Alex Norris

Walker Books is publishing “a guide to love” from popular Webcomic Name series artist Alex Norris Continue reading at The Bookseller

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You Can Do It! (If You Want To): An Introvert’s Guide to Joining a Book Club

If the very idea of book club puts the fear in you, take a page from the introvert's guide to joining book club and consider these tips for participating. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Hanging With the Wits and Dandies of the Belle Époque

In “The Man in the Red Coat,” Julian Barnes takes readers on an elegant, illustrated tour of the Paris of one of his favorite historical periods. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Andrew Ziminski | 'I really wanted to communicate the fact that our country was built by migrants'

Andrew Ziminski’s book on stonemasonry is an enthralling story of the people who helped to shape some of the nation’s most treasured buildings.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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R. Eric Thomas Wants to Save Your Capitalist Soul

R. Eric Thomas’ debut memoir Here for It: Or How to Save Your Soul in America challenges what it means to be “other.” Thomas delves into his experiences as a black, queer Christian—moving from his childhood in Baltimore to his struggles with private school and an Ivy League. This hilarious... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-02-18 12:00:00 UTC ]
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I Want to Speak for Myself, Not the Whole Latinx Community

It’s hard enough for memoir writers to figure out their relationship to “truth.” Our memories are faulty, and our real lives rarely offer tightly-plotted stories or clear lessons—so is your responsibility to the reader to be scrupulously accurate, or to give them some kind of insight into... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Lee Child wanted to kill Jack Reacher—but instead he’s giving him to his little brother.

According to The Guardian, Lee Child, whose popular Jack Reacher books (and by popular, I mean over 100 million books sold in 49 languages across 101 territories) are soon to become an Amazon series, is quitting his most famous character. “I love my readers and know they want many, many more... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Follow these 5 tips if you want to make a career pivot

Don’t rely on traditional job listings and applicant tracking systems. Pivoting mid-career to a different profession is far from straightforward. Though I began my career in academia as a Classics PhD, I then pivoted to a job as a digital media specialist at a digital marketing agency. After... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-01-20 05:00:12 UTC ]
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‘Everyone wants a place where they feel safe,’ says Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. poet laureate

She says our global community is at a dire environmental moment in our collective history. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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They wanted to remake the world; instead we got President Trump

Andrew Bacevich explains how America’s elites wasted the promise of the post-Cold War era. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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What Austin Teens Want Publishers to Know in 2020 (shelftalker)

Teen readers seek surprises, less trend following, and more new releases in December! Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Most Investors Don’t Want to Touch Media Anymore. But Axios is Going to Raise Another $20 Million.

A few years ago, investors were eager to throw money at digital media startups. Not anymore. But there are some Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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