Writing an Old Friend: Spotlight on J. William Lewis

The teenage protagonist in J. William Lewis’s debut novel, The Essence of Nathan Biddle, seeks to answer life’s biggest questions. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Writing the Book on the Big Book: Spotlight on William H. Schaberg

A new history about the writing and publication of the Big Book shines a light on the work of Bill W. and the early days of Alcoholics Anonymous. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheridan Smith writes first memoir for Ebury Spotlight

Sheridan Smith has written her first memoir, Honestly, to be published by Ebury Spotlight this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-20 02:37:35 UTC ]
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Michael Lewis writes 'stunning' coronavirus book for Allen Lane

Michael Lewis has written a “stunning” book on a group of people who predicted the coronavirus pandemic, to be rushed out by Allen Lane. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-28 20:37:13 UTC ]
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Writing a Dynamic Duo: Spotlight on Peter Riva

Peter Riva’s Mbuno & Pero series continues to deliver intrigue, action, and camaraderie on the African continent. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bower writes Corbyn exposé for William Collins

An "exposé" of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn from investigative biographer Tom Bower, Dangerous Hero: Corbyn's Ruthless Plot for Power, will be published by William Collins next month, with the publisher promising an “explosive and important” book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eley Williams keynotes at National Creative Writing Graduate Fair

Short story writer Eley Williams will be the keynote speaker at the fourth annual National Creative Writing Graduate Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams is writing a memoir

Lucinda Williams, the Louisiana-born singer-songwriter known for her distinctive voice and introspective lyrics, is writing a memoir. The New York Times reports that the book, as yet untitled, is set for publication by Henry Holt and Company in 2020. “I have a lot to say and a big story to tell,”... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lamb to write on war through women's eyes for William Collins

William Collins has acquired an "unflinching" account of war through women’s eyes by journalist Christina Lamb, exploring "how rape became a weapon of mass destruction". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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School & Library Spotlight: Two School Librarians Write a Publishing Wishlist

In the first in a series of library roundups, two school librarians interview each other about what titles their collections could use the most. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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“Write the tale that scares you . . . I dare you.” Michaela Coel has some writing advice for us.

On Sunday night, I May Destroy You showrunner Michaela Coel won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie. In the context of yet another melanin-deficient awards show that had people tweeting #EmmysSoWhite, it was refreshing (and simultaneously frustrating) that... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-20 16:39:44 UTC ]
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The Publisher Who Transformed the Careers of Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams

Late in 1942 a Buddhist monk living in Los Angeles carefully inscribed his name in a recently published book by the poet Wallace Stevens. The Buddhist monk had moved to Los Angeles from Japan a year earlier. The book was Notes Toward A Supreme Fiction, published by the Cummington Press, a small... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-04 09:49:49 UTC ]
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How to Write the Book No One Wants You to Write

Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House is a feat—a memoir and historical narrative created amid governmental bureaucracy and resistance from some of her subjects. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-09-25 16:27:00 UTC ]
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How to Write the Book No One Wants You to Write

Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House is a feat—a memoir and historical narrative created amid governmental bureaucracy and resistance from some of her subjects. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-09-25 16:27:00 UTC ]
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Garnons-Williams, Killingbeck and Kelly step up at 4th Estate and William Collins

A round of promotions has been revealed across 4th Estate and William Collins with Helen Garnons-Williams promoted to associate publisher across the two HarperCollins imprints and Tom Killingbeck appointed to William Colllins' editorial director, while Anna Kelly will become editorial director... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-02 10:55:24 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

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-14 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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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

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Rosie Jones | 'I wanted to write the book I needed as a child'

Comedian Rosie Jones has added another string to her bow by authoring a children’s book series—the sort of titles she says she needed as a child Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-24 00:06:18 UTC ]
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News Review: Illustration spotlight

The Association of Illustrators (AOI) is hosting “a friendly, honest conversation” about working with disabled illustrators next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 20:18:06 UTC ]
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