Writing for Readers of All Ages: Spotlight on Emunah La-Paz

With a romance series, a memoir, and a picture book, the versatile author leverages social media to grow her fan base and interact with readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Don’t ask what’s wrong with the reader, what's wrong with the books?': writing for readers with dyslexia

From tinting their pages yellow to redesigning fonts, publisher Barrington Stoke is leading the way in dyslexia-friendly books. They and their authors – including Meg Rosoff and Anthony McGowan – explain the practicalitiesMainstream understanding of dyslexia has come a long way from the days... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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San Diego Reader Launches eBook Publishing Program to Re-Introduce Great Writing to New Readers

The San Diego Reader is mining gold from its rich archives and releasing the treasures as a collection of six eBooks, the first installment of a series that will showcase the literary quality and historic value of a collection spanning more than 40 y ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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What is it Like to Be a Blind Writer Writing for Sighted Readers?

What is it like to be blind in an industry overwhelmingly dominated by sighted individuals? Jessica Powers, founder and publisher at Catalyst Press, spoke to George Mendoza and Kristen Witucki about crafting stories for sighted readers, finding community and release in fiction, and battling... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-28 08:58:13 UTC ]
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PLA & Pacific Northwest Spotlight: Can Amazon's Kindle Vella Break Through with Younger Readers?

For Kindle Vella, Amazon’s reading app for serial fiction, Gen Z readers, who are consuming webtoons and web novels in large numbers, could hold the key to success. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Always Writing: Spotlight on Pam Muñoz Ryan

The author’s new middle grade novel, Solimar, follows the adventures of a soon-to-be 15-year-old Mexican royal who can predict the future and must work to protect her country’s fragile natural world. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Young writes mental health guide for Ebury Spotlight

Will Young has written an accessible A-Z guide on mental health, Be Yourself and Happier, for Ebury Spotlight.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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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

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The Guardian view on the writing business: readers must ultimately benefit | Editorial

People want stories and that means cultivating a publishing ecosystem where big and small can flourishThis week both the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority and the Department of Justice in the US announced investigations into the planned $2.2bn acquisition of the publisher Simon &... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Reader, Heal Yourself: Spotlight on Wim Hof

In his latest book, The Wim Hof Method, the extreme athlete aims to change the way people perceive consciousness and human potential. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-14 04:00:00 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

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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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The stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age were avid readers. There are pictures to prove it.

In “The Hollywood Book Club,” Steven Rea brings together photos of Marlon Brando, Marilyn Monroe and many more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Lucy Strange | 'I think it’s so important not to underestimate readers of that age, the complexity of their inner world'

A painting provided the inspiration for Lucy Strange’s second children’s book, about a family struggling with the outbreak of the Second World War. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Indigo seeks to bring 'beautiful writing and necessary ideas' to readers

Having worked for large literary lists and on one of the UK’s premier literary magazines, Ellah Wakatama Allfrey says she’s right at home at three-strong independent list Indigo Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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D.C. Metro Spotlight: First Book Keeps Looking After Young Readers

The 25 year-old nonprofit has engendered the distribution of more than 170 million free and affordable low-cost books and educational materials to educators and community leaders since 1992. It's just getting started. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Does the age of an author matter when writing YA fiction?

The Book Doctor goes right back to beginnings of YA and teen fiction in the 1950s and 1960s to investigate whether author age has anything to do with reader experienceI saw several really young writers at the Young Adult Literature Convention (Yalc) who seem to know just what their readers are... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Keys to Writing Books for Very Young Readers

The cherished French children’s book author and editor of hundreds of books Grégoire Solotareff offers his tips for creating books fore very young readers. The post Keys to Writing Books for Very Young Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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