For some authors, inspiration arrives in high definition. Others see nothing at all.

Gillian Flynn, Carmen Maria Machado and other authors discuss their creative process. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-20 18:04:50 UTC ]
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For some authors, inspiration arrives in high definition. Others see nothing at all.

Gillian Flynn, Carmen Maria Machado and other authors discuss their creative process. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-20 18:04:50 UTC ]
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This Aussie author had a book idea while ‘high as a kite’ after brain surgery.

She might not have written an entire book in one day, but Australian author Karina May has a pretty good, pretty sweat-smile story behind the rom-commy Duck à l’Orange for Breakfast, which comes out March 28 from Pan Macmillan Australia. First, you need to understand the plot: The novel centers... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-03-22 08:59:40 UTC ]
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Watchmen author Alan Moore: ‘I’m definitely done with comics’

As he releases his first short story collection, the revered writer talks about magic, the problem with superhero movies and why he will never write another graphic novelI’ve been enamoured of prose fiction for quite a long while,” says Alan Moore. He is speaking to me from his home in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-07 09:00:54 UTC ]
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50 years later, ‘The Monster at the End of This Book’ is still selling — and inspiring authors

The children’s book has influence out of proportion with its 24 pages and its cardboard cover devoid of medallions. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-27 13:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The Old Drift’ author Namwali Serpell shares how Zambian Afronauts inspired her debut novel

For nearly 20 years, Namwali Serpell has been writing “The Old Drift.” If you don’t find that fact alone to be staggering, consider this: The 576-page book blends English with a multitude of Bantu languages spoken in Zambia. Incorporating elements of historical fiction, sci-fi, magical realism,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Newman and Coe urge readers to turn to high street after stock delays at 'Scrooge' Amazon

Authors Cathy Newman and Jonathan Coe have urged customers to take their business to the high street this Christmas season after suffering stock shortages of their titles on Amazon.co.uk. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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It's high time I retired: 94-year-old acclaimed author launches his final book

It's hard enough getting John Dunmore to stop and sit down; getting him to talk about himself is almost impossible. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day 2018: Animals and Authors Inspire Sales

More than 500 bookstores participated in this year's Independent Bookstore Day, which took place across the U.S. this past Saturday, April 28. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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High-Profile Authors Offer Marriage Advice

Pastors and their wives, and a former baseball star and his spouse, take a swing at marriage advice in several new books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Snow Queen' inspires Disney and a children's author (+video)

'The Snow Queen' inspired not only Disney's hit musical 'Frozen' but also author Karen Foxlee, who based her critically acclaimed novel 'Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy' on the wintry tale. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Snow Queen' inspires Disney and a children's author

'The Snow Queen' inspired not only Disney's hit musical 'Frozen' but also author Karen Foxlee, who based her critically acclaimed novel 'Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy' on the wintry tale. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SIBA Rolls Out Author Inspired Wrapping Paper

SIBA rolls out wrapping paper featuring over 150 author signatures collected during the SIBA 2013 trade show in New Orleans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scotland inspires new Asterix author

The author of the new Asterix comic book says the Scottish landscape inspired the latest epic adventure Asterix and the Picts. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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High-profile authors sign up to Vaizey letter

Authors including Patrick Ness, Kate Mosse, Simon Singh, Mary Hoffman and Katherine Langrish,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Issues Update on New Leaf Authors

The Guild says it met with the agency's leadership on May 18 and was assured of transition plans to support a number of authors who were recently dropped by the agency following the departure of agent Jordan Hamessley. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ninety budding authors to receive trade tutelage through HC’s Author Academy

HarperCollins affiliate publisher Rose Sandy reveals the details of its new Author Academy, which will give 90 emerging talents guidance as to how the book industry functions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 22:41:09 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Shows Get High Attendance—and High Marks

This fall's independent bookstore regional trade shows started off last week with two big virtual fairs held by three organizations—and did so swimmingly. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Are Self-Published Authors Still Indie Authors?

The publishing landscape is rapidly changing—as is the way self-published authors are viewed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Society of Authors renews calls for TV shows to pay authors

The Society of Authors (SoA) has renewed its calls for TV companies to pay and credit historians and authors for their research work after a rise in complaints from members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild and Society of Authors Allege Copyright Infringement by the Internet Archive

In a copyright flare-up, California's Internet Archive finds itself on the wrong side of the English-speaking world's two largest author trade organizations. The post Authors Guild and Society of Authors Allege Copyright Infringement by the Internet Archive appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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