Millennium author Lagercrantz 'will just write one more'

David Lagercrantz will not be continuing Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series beyond 2019, the Swedish author and journalist has told The Bookseller. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lagercrantz to write two more Millennium books

David Lagercrantz has been contracted to write two more novels in the late Stieg Larsson's Millennium series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Struggling as an author? Stop writing only what you want to write

Earning a living as a writer is as likely as winning the lottery. Instead of writing books and persuading others to buy them, find out what people want to write, then do it for themPhilip Pullman: professional writers set to become ‘an endangered species’ due to low wagesI left school with a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author A G Smith launches project for marginalised voices writing on lockdown

Author A G Smith has launched Paperchains, a project that aims to publish a book of writing by prisoners, homeless people and members of the armed forces about the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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What now for authors? On writing, coping and facing the future

Sanjana Varghese had been working as a freelance journalist in London for around a year when the coronavirus pandemic hit.  As countries around the world went into lockdown, many organisations froze their commissioning budgets, while others halted business entirely. Several of the pieces... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 20:08:07 UTC ]
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The most influential American author of her generation, Toni Morrison's writing was radically ambiguous

In her creative and critical work, Toni Morrison sought to remap the contours of American literature and culture. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-08-07 06:00:28 UTC ]
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Authors told to write under pseudonyms to fuel debut obsession, claims Harris

Authors are being told to write under pseudonyms to present themselves as debut writers and feed the publishing industry’s “obsession” with new, marketable voices, Joanne Harris has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Feminist Fairy Tales’: Authors Talk About Writing ‘Other Kinds of Books’

An interest in ‘how women reframe stories in a feminist framework’ and more was part of the discussion in a Market Focus Indonesia panel at the London Book Fair earlier this month. Editor’s Note: As we look today at comments from women authors, particularly in the Indonesian market, we’d like to... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The rise of robot authors: is the writing on the wall for human novelists?

Artificial intelligence can now write fiction and journalism. But does it measure up to George Orwell – and can it report on Brexit?Will androids write novels about electric sheep? The dream, or nightmare, of totally machine-generated prose seemed to have come one step closer with the recent... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Publishers Slam ‘CDL’ as ‘Systematic Infringement’ as UK Authors Write to Foundations

In a growing controversy over the Internet Archive's handling of copyrighted material, the Association of American Publishers joins complaints from authors' organizations. The post US Publishers Slam ‘CDL’ as ‘Systematic Infringement’ as UK Authors Write to Foundations appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author launches new writing prize for 'thinking women'

Author Kate Jegede has set up a new writing prize that aims to increase the visibility of women writers in the UK writing non-fiction works with a philosophical or critical thinking theme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fight Club author left with 'no reserves to write the next book' after fraud

Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk has said he may be forced to sell his house in order to stay afloat after an accountant at his literary agency was arrested for embezzling $3.4m (£2.5m) from the company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild, Epiphany Magazine Partner on New Student Writing Prize

The Authors Guild and literary journal Epiphany magazine have partnered to launch the Breakout 8 Writers Prize, established to "recognize outstanding emerging literary voices" among college students. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is co-writing a book with 'The Game' author Neil Strauss

Alex Jones, the conspiracy theorist, radio show host and publisher of the extremist right-wing website InfoWars, is co-writing a book with "The Game" author Neil Strauss, CNN reports. The network obtained a proposal sent to major publishers for a book to be titled “The Secret History of the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Trio of Canadian Authors on Food Writing and ‘Cultural Nationalism’

From Quill & Quire: A part of this discussion among food book authors has to do with Canada’s deep multiculturalism and ‘What am I actually entitled to write about?’ By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 How Canadian Is It, Really? t Quill and Quire, Sue Carter hosts a discussion with authors on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Society of Authors Scotland to host writing event with Creative Scotland funding

The Society of Authors in Scotland has been awarded a grant in the latest round of funding from Creative Scotland to host ScotsWrite, a three-day event for authors in Glasgow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Game Change’ Authors Writing Book About ‘Trump the Man’ and His Campaign

Mark Halperin, left, and John Heilemann on a panel about their series on Showtime, “The Circus,” in January 2016. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Goosebumps Author R.L. Stine to Write Series of Marvel's Man-Thing Comics

Stine is achieving a "lifelong dream" by writing the comics, a five-issue series that debuts in February and will feature plenty of interdimensional weirdness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Begins Letter-Writing Campaign to Meet with Publishers

As part of its ongoing effort to raise writers’ income, the Authors Guild is sending an open letter to members of the Association of American Publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black authors don’t write only for white women | Dreda Say Mitchell

Yes, book publishers have a problem with writers of colour – it’s just not the one Man Booker prizewinner Marlon James describesThere are so few ethnic minority voices in publishing and the media that when one criticises another it has come to be regarded as a form of strike-breaking. Knowing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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