Lisa Jewell | 'I always wanted to write psychological thrillers'

Nearly 20 years after her début bestseller Ralph’s Party, Lisa Jewell reflects on her long career and her recent move into psychological thrillers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black & White signs psychological thriller from Forry

Black & White Publishing has signed a psychological thriller, Abigale Hall, by the winner of Faber and Faber Creative Writing MA Prize, Lauren A. Forry. Managing director of Black & White Publishing, Campbell Brown, acquired World English rights for the publication from Sandra Sawicka... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Psychological thriller to Avon

Avon Books will publish a debut psychological thriller about a woman whose baby is taken. Senior commissioning editor Helen Huthwaite acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Little Girl Gone by Alexandra Burt from Laura Longrigg at MBA Literary Agents in a one-book deal, with an option of a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere buys debut psychological thriller

Little, Brown Book Group’s Sphere imprint has bought a “striking and original” debut psychological thriller. Senior editor Jade Chandler bought world rights in The Primrose Path and its sequel, by Rebecca Griffiths, from Jane Gregory at Gregory and Company. The Primrose Path is set in rural... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber signs debut psychological thriller

Faber has signed a debut psychological thriller by writer Susan Crawford. Katherine Armstrong... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Anthony Marra: 'Write what you want to know'

Anthony Marra, author of 'The Constellation of Vital Phenomena,' one of the most highly praised novels of 2013, took a gamble when he set his debut novel in a country he barely knew.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Hot Key buys YA psychological thriller

Hot Key Books has acquired world rights in a YA psychological thriller by James Dawson, whose... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Leone Ross | 'I knew I wanted magic, and I knew I wanted magic realism'

"Everything in Popisho was born with a little something-something... a little something extra. The local name was cors. Magic, but more than magic. A gift, nah? Yes. From the gods: a thing so inexpressibly your own.” Welcome to Popisho, the fictional Caribbean archipelago setting for Leone Ross’... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-14 21:58:13 UTC ]
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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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New Writing North offers TV writing placements

New Writing North, working with Channel 4, Northumbria University and Lime Pictures, is offering aspiring TV writers from the North of England 12-month placements in either soap or children’s drama production companies. 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

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to write a book – top tips for National Novel Writing Month

Welcome to NaNoWriMo! MG Leonard (who wrote her first book Beetle Boy in six months, one hour a day) has tips on how to do it. And it starts with writing EVERY SINGLE DAY NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, and takes place every November. It’s for anyone thinking about writing a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paull's 'immersive' dolphin thriller goes to Corsair

The Bees author Laline Paull’s next book, about a community of dolphins, will be published by Corsair.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The 5 best new thrillers and mysteries to read in August

Shari Lapena and Karin Slaughter are among the authors delivering satisfying suspense. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Octavia Butler’s 1979 bio is an object lesson in writing author bios.

Over the weekend, the Los Angeles Review of Books published a fairly wild essay by Miguel Esteban who, at the tender age of 14, commissioned a now-famous essay on race in science fiction from Octavia Butler. The whole piece is worth a read (the gall of teenage boys! the grace of Octavia!) but... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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8 Short Stories About People Who Want What They Can’t Have

Short stories, to me, are sparked by desire. I don’t mean they’re all love stories, though they certainly can be. I mean they are collisions or conflagrations, small or spectacular traffic accidents in which the desires of one person bump up against the impossible—whether in the form of some... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-07-26 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Jo Fletcher snaps up Oyebanji’s 'Interstellar-style' SFF thriller

Quercus has bought British barrister and counter-terrorist expert Adam Oyebanji’s UK debut, billed as an “exhilarating blending of hard science fiction and thriller”.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Prince Harry to Write a Memoir

Penguin Random House said the book, tentatively coming in 2022, would be “an intimate and heartfelt memoir from one of the most fascinating and influential global figures of our time.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Prince Harry agrees publishing deal to write his memoirs

Penguin Random House announces book is expected in late 2022 with proceeds going to charityThe Duke of Sussex has agreed a publishing deal to write his memoirs and said he would do so “not as the prince I was born, but as the man I have become”.The global deal for his “literary memoir” was... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-19 18:37:55 UTC ]
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Lauren Child | 'It felt like a time to write about what we wish for'

Lauren Child's latest story focuses on Christmas in a Clarice Bean story that is full of empathy and hope Continue reading at The Bookseller

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