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Unexpected Grace

by Jennifer Sienes Praying for inspiration for a new novel is on par with praying for a personal disaster. Because, that’s where I received the inspiration for my first two books – my brother’s suicide and my daughter’s near – fatal car accident. So, I was sure to be [...]

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8 things to know about Nobel laureate Alice Munro

Topics: Video , Alice Munro , Nobel Prize , nobel prize in literature , Jonathan Franzen , Entertainment News 8 things to know about Nobel laureate Alice Munro Alice Munro has won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature. The short-story writer is the first-ever Canadian, and thirteenth woman, to [...]

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Markus Dohle Explains It All For You

Markus Dohle, CEO of Penguin Random House, speaks at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2013 Markus Dohle, CEO of Penguin Random House, speaks at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2013 By Edward Nawotka Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle could give Amazon’s Jeff Bezos a few lessons on how to put [...]

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Scott Turow: Amazon isn’t all bad!

Scott Turow: Amazon isn’t all bad! Scott Turow knows whereof he writes; the author of many books began his career as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Chicago before pivoting into a series of novels that merge well-researched respectability with just-pulpy enough crime action. And his new novel, “Identical,” takes [...]

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Agent Advice: Brian J. Wood of Brian J. Wood Literary Agency

“Agent Advice” (this installment featuring agent Brian J. Wood) is a series of quick interviews with literary agents and script agents who talk with Guide to Literary Agents about their thoughts on writing, publishing, and just about anything else. This series has more than 170 interviews so far with [...]

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How to manage your digital afterlife

Topics: Scientific American , Wisconsin , Facebook , Flickr , Computers , Technology News , Life News How to manage your digital afterlife This article was originally published by Scientific American . Scientific American After their son’s suicide, one Wisconsin couple was desperate for answers. They tried to log [...]

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Ebooks and Libraries in the Spanish-speaking World

Jesús Pradells (Spain), Alexis de Grieff (Colombia) and José A. Merlo (Spain) By Adam Critchley Despite the continued preference among readers for print over ebooks, the digital publishing revolution offers libraries an unprecedented opportunity to augment user access to the written word, but this new era brings challenges, as [...]

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Building Your Writing Career While Working Full Time

by Lisa Jordan For the past 15 years, I’ve owned and operated my own state-registered in-home childcare program. My days are very busy and extremely noisy, but I reap many incredible blessings. In 2011 I received my first publishing contract, so for the past two years, I’ve been juggling [...]

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Don’t Be Afraid of Indie Publishing

Let me be clear­—I don’t take sides. I appreciate the self-published author, the author published by a small press, and the New York-published author. Because you know what? No matter what publishing route any of us decide to take, we are all still authors . We write because we [...]

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Top 5 Tools for the Not-Yet-Published Writer

by Laura McClellan As a lifelong student of the writing craft, I’ve heard and read lots of good advice, tons of suggestions for essential tools for those of us who are working toward a career as a writer. I thought I’d offer my suggestions for the top five tools [...]

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