In ‘Hell of a Book,’ an author and his imaginary friend go on a book tour

Jason Mott’s novel starts out as a relatively straightforward story. Then reality and fantasy blur. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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'Ready Player Two' author is going on a virtual book tour in 'Roblox'

Real book tours aren’t practical during a pandemic, but the virtual kind might suit at least one author very nicely. Ernest Cline is showcasing his new novel Ready Player Two in a Roblox event, and it will appropriately include a treasure hunt. While... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-11-23 18:00:53 UTC ]
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‘Solutions and Other Problems’ author Allie Brosh talks cats, depressions and the joys of Zoom book tours

Brosh’s long-awaited graphic memoir comes seven years after her bestseller, “Hyperbole and a Half.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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With book tours scrapped, authors are finding new ways to connect with their readers

Chris Bohjalian, Mary Kay Andrews and other novelists have turned to Zoom and Facebook Live to find their audience. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Four Tips for Indie Authors on Planning a Successful Book Tour

Book tours are a wonderful way to connect with readers. Indie author John Peragine shares his experience planning his latest book tour for his book Iowa Wine. The post Four Tips for Indie Authors on Planning a Successful Book Tour by John Peragine appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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Dialogue Books to take authors on UK tour

Dialogue Books is taking eight of its authors on a tour of the UK in May and November, kicking off with dates in Bristol, Leeds and Glasgow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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National Book Foundation Sponsors Fall Author Tour

NBF Presents, a new program from the National Book Foundation, is sponsoring National Book Award-winning or shortlisted authors to visit a dozen book fairs, universities and libraries around the country this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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YA author John Young to cycle Scottish book tour

John Young, who is shortlisted for Scottish Book Trust’s Teenage Book Prize, is cycling around Scotland for the book tour of his novel Farewell Tour of a Terminal Optimist (Kelpies). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Zoella relaunches WH Smith book club with author 'friends'

Zoella has re-launched her book club with W H Smith, this time enlisting the help of fellow authors to select the titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BolognaFiere Leads a First Children’s Book Tour to Moscow Book Fair

On the way to producing a new joint international children's book fair in Russia for 2021, BolognaFiere and Moscow's fair are collaborating on a tour. The post BolognaFiere Leads a First Children’s Book Tour to Moscow Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Book the Writer service brings authors to book clubs – for a fee

While authors have appeared in person, via Skype or via telephone at book clubs before, Book the Writer has the clubs pay for the author's appearance. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Children's Book Authors Feted at Shanghai Children's Book Fair

On the last day of the inaugural China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF), held from November 7-9, the winners of the Golden Pinwheel Awards were announced. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.S. Book Show: Humor, History, and Hope at Adult Authors Chat

Sisters confront racism with humor, a fantasy novelist delves into short stories, a military history expert salutes the civil rights movement, and a movie star's memoir goes behind the scenes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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11 Books by Filipino American Authors You Should Be Reading

The first time I read a book about a person who even minorly resembled me, I was 19 and teaching at a creative writing summer camp. My coworker Sophie Lee’s YA novel What Things Mean tells the story of a young Filipina girl named Olive who uses reading to cope with feelings of loneliness and... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Penguin Random House, Authors Guild on Book Bannings

As book-bannings sweep the United States, two campaigns from the industry demonstrate different styles and tones of response. The post Penguin Random House, Authors Guild on Book Bannings appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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At London Book Fair: A Look at Translator-Author Relations

In London Book Fair's Literary Translation Center, one session was about how author-translator relationships aren't always easy. The post At London Book Fair: A Look at Translator-Author Relations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Colin Kaepernick talks about his new venture: Children’s book author

The activist-quarterback discusses the defining moment that sparked his new children’s book, ‘I Color Myself Different.' Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Bestselling Swedish Author to Pen Next Three 'Dragon Tattoo' Books

Knopf will be publishing three new books in its Millennium series, which launched with Stieg Larsson's 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.' The new titles will be written by bestselling Swedish author Karin Smirnoff, with the first of them set to be released on September 5, 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Why Authors Love You When You Leave a Book Review Online

Why do authors always ask for readers to leave reviews? Do reviews really help sell their books? Bottom line: yes. Continue reading at Book Riot

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