An online warehouse gone rogue. Driverless cars, hijacked: Fiction that feels eerily possible.

In two dystopian novels — ‘The Warehouse’ and ‘The Passengers’ — the near future seems very close indeed Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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'Red Clocks' imagines a dystopia that feels eerily close to home

How many of us made it through the chaotic past year without occasionally wishing to wake up in an alternative universe? Novelists have the tools to rearrange our reality, testing the limits of things we take for granted — politics, technology, gender, nature — and twisting them into new shapes.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Sphere acquires 'feel-good book club' fiction by Sophie Green

Little, Brown imprint Sphere has acquired The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club by Sophie Green from Hachette Australia. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ursula Le Guin Debuts Online Fiction Workshop

The National Book Award lifetime achievement winner, who said she no longer has "the stamina" for classroom teaching, wants to guide aspiring writers via her Book View Cafe blog. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How publishing fiction online launched the career of this young writer | Beth Reeks

Indie publishing via online writing communities and ebooks can provide valuable feedback, and even set you on the path to mainstream successNews that a quarter of the top 100 Kindle books on Amazon.com are from indie publishers doesn't surprise me. I started out writing online. Fed up with the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Gollancz deal to put Encyclopedia of Science Fiction online

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 09:19 The third edition of the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction is to be released online later this year by ESF Ltd, a new company set up by the contributors to the book, in association with Orion imprint Victor Gollancz. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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5 Historical Fiction Books to Read If You Don’t Like Historical Fiction

Think you don't like historical fiction? Try these books out and prove yourself wrong. Continue reading at Book Riot

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In Colombia, A Discussion of ‘Women’s Fiction’ Versus Fiction by Women

As part of the launch of Hay Festival's Latin American anthology, 'Bogotá39-2017,' author Samanta Schweblin and editor Sara Malagón talk about labels and gender. The post In Colombia, A Discussion of ‘Women’s Fiction’ Versus Fiction by Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BMW electric car ad banned over misleading 'clean car' claims

Ruling by advertising watchdog could have knock on effect on other electric car advertisingThe car company BMW has been censured by the UK’s advertising watchdog for claiming an electric car equipped with a small petrol engine was “clean” and “zero emissions”, in a ruling that could have a... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Survey: Translated Fiction Outsells English Fiction in the UK

'Currently 25 percent of our top 20 fiction titles are translated,' we learn from Waterstones. It appears that UK readers are surprisingly into international books. The post Survey: Translated Fiction Outsells English Fiction in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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E-fiction venture Fiction Express goes into print

ReadZone Books will this year publish stories from Fiction Express - an e-fiction venture that... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Australian online retailers drop Catch and Kill following legal threats

Two Australian online book retailers have suspended sales of Ronan Farrow’s investigation into #MeToo, following legal threats from one of the book’s subjects.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Non-fiction leads the way as climate titles dominate discussion at Frankfurt

Non-fiction has reigned supreme at an upbeat Frankfurt Book Fair, as agents reported a surge of interest in titles on wellbeing and personal development.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walker pre-empts Joseph Coelho’s first middle-grade fiction series

Walker Books will publish award-winning poet Joseph Coelho’s first middle-grade fiction series.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pavilion scoops Smy's second graphic novel for new fiction list

Pavilion has scooped the long-awaited second graphic novel from Pam Smy, author and illustrator of Thornhill (David Fickling Books), the first title in a new children’s illustrated fiction list for over sevens. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New Short Fiction, Including a National Book Foundation Honoree

Ashley Wurzbacher’s debut, “Happy Like This,” is among this fall’s standout story collections. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Michelle Davies moves from Pan Mac to Orion Fiction in two-book deal

Crime writer Michelle Davies is moving from Pan Macmillan to Orion Fiction in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Marketers feel growing pains as in-house agencies become a necessity

Going in-house isn't a question of when or if for major marketers today but rather what they will take in-house. Doing so gives them more control as well as the ability to keep up with the growing needs of digital content today. The post Marketers feel growing pains as in-house agencies become... Continue reading at Digiday

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Welbeck Publishing primed for fiction push

After the buyout of Carlton Books, Mark Smith and Marcus Leaver will look to fiction to build on the publisher’s non-fiction base.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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8 of the Most Compelling Historical Fiction Books for Teens

Learn about times and places of yore and get captivated by its imagined characters with these compelling YA historical fiction stories. Continue reading at Book Riot

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