Illustrator hits back after Goodkind calls cover 'laughably bad'

An illustrator has hit back at bestselling fantasy author Terry Goodkind after the writer suggested the cover art for his book was “laughably bad”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA Cover Trend: Realistic Illustrated Covers

Take a peek at a trend in YA book covers: realistic illustrated covers! We've rounded up a bunch of gorgeous designs from recent years and launching 2020. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-08 11:35:04 UTC ]
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NUJ backs Impress, calling Ipso a 'pointless so-called regulator'

Union believes alternative regulator is more compliant with Leveson reportThe National Union of Journalists has endorsed Impress, the regulator created as an alternative to the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso).In so doing, the NUJ has labelled Ipso, which was set up by the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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ALCS backs select committee call for freelancer support and Creators Council

Calls by a select committee for freelancer support and creation of a “Creators Council” to help the cultural sector rebound from the coronavirus crisis have been welcomed by the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-24 10:52:41 UTC ]
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‘Valley of the Dolls’ may be the best bad movie — and novel. A new book explores Jacqueline Susann’s cult hit.

Stephen Rebello’s “Dolls! Dolls! Dolls!” is a more than just a gossipy look at the making of the film everyone loves to hate. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-12 12:12:21 UTC ]
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Emily St. John Mandel’s ‘Station Eleven’ was a huge hit. Now she’s back with a different apocalypse.

“The Glass Hotel” is inspired by Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, so the real pathogen this time is deceit. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-23 18:17:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers call for clarity from Johnson as coronavirus hits business

Booksellers have called for clarity from Boris Johnson’s government as measures to tackle the coronavirus outbreak hit the high street.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 08:20:02 UTC ]
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Is a New Publisher Called Bad Idea Actually Good For Comics?

Bad Idea is a newly launched comics publisher designed to revive monthly periodical comics and provide economic support to direct market comics shops. Beginning in May the house will publish a limited number of monthly serials by popular artists, sold exclusively via comics shops. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Barbara Remington, Illustrator of Tolkien Book Covers, Dies at 90

Her work for the 1965 paperback editions of “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” achieved mass-cult status. But she hadn’t read the books when she got the job. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-17 17:30:40 UTC ]
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Barbara Remington, Illustrator of Tolkien Book Covers, Dies at 90

Her work for the 1965 paperback editions of “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” achieved mass-cult status. But she hadn’t read the books when she got the job. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-15 22:27:37 UTC ]
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An indictment of education reformers, and a call to fight back

Diane Ravitch offers disturbing and inspiring tales from the battle over public schools. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-31 04:41:30 UTC ]
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Mackesy’s illustrated début is indies’ lead Christmas hit

Debut children's book The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse is proving a hit with independents in the run up to Christmas, with some bookshops reporting frustrations at not being able to replenish stocks of the title fast enough amid buoyant trading this festive season. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 19:47:28 UTC ]
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Author hits back after West Virginia library removes LGBT picture book from shelves

‘Gay adults grew up reading straight romances,’ says writer Daniel Haack after US library withdraws Prince & Knight from shelvesThe author of a rhyming picture book removed from the shelves of a West Virginia library has hit back at protesters, suggesting that anyone concerned the book could... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-20 12:31:16 UTC ]
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MPs back PA campaign calling for end to VAT on e-books and audiobooks

Nearly 40 MPs have signed a letter calling for the Chancellor to remove VAT on e-books and audiobooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-21 10:27:19 UTC ]
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The FBI’s unusual Facebook ads, and bad news on TV ratings: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our daily newsletter. You can also get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. The FBI’s... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-03 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Greta Thunberg hits back at Andrew Bolt for 'deeply disturbing' column

Campaigner calls out ‘hate and conspiracy campaigns’ after Australian’s attackThe teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has hit back at the Australian News Corp columnist Andrew Bolt for writing a deeply offensive column that mocked her autism diagnosis.The Swedish schoolgirl posted a tweet... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-01 20:43:04 UTC ]
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Procter & Gamble, a U.S. soccer sponsor, backs the women’s team's fight for equal pay: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today Procter & Gamble’s Secret deodorant brand, an official sponsor of U.S.... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-15 10:00:00 UTC ]
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AOC as 'Supergirl': comic parody hits back at DC complaint

After cease and desist letter issued for portraying Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez like DC’s Wonder Woman, indie Devil’s Due pastiches another characterAfter getting into hot water with DC Comics for an issue in which congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez looked a little too much like DC’s Wonder... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-06 13:44:12 UTC ]
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Ad Age Women to Watch, a new Gillette ad and a deal for Sports Illustrated: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today For over two decades, Ad Age has named Women to Watch in the marketing,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-28 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt and Motovun Group Issue Call for Illustrated Books About Film

The Motovun Group of International Publishers again joins the Frankfurter Buchmesse administration in offering an award for an illustrated book about film. The post Frankfurt and Motovun Group Issue Call for Illustrated Books About Film appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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