Category: Literary Links


This Week in Literary Links #10

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27th April

Don’t Read the Last Rites for Hard Covers Just Yet

The Saturday Interview–Professor Mary Beard

Hannah Rothschild on Nica Rothschild and Thelonious Monk

Author Bill Dicksion on Telling True Stories of the West

Sharp Elbow Patches–2 Publishers Fighting DoJ Lawsuit

Getting E-Book Readers to Dumpster-Dive

Sourcebooks CEO: Data Better than Your Gut

How Doctor Who Can Help You Be a Better Writer

Milton, … Read More »


This Week in Literary Links #9

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20th April

2012 Prix Aurora Award Nominees Announced

SOPA’s Evil Sister — CISPA

Nook Steps Ahead of Kindle with GlowLight

A Talk with a Barnes & Noble CRM

Review: Soldier/Geek

WHIRLIGIG Alum Jeff Somers Writes Not a Movie Review

The Strange Case of a Mind Shift Downloaded Over 127 Times!

ALMOST HOME Selling for Just 299 Pennies

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Happy Clicking…

P.S. I’ve decided to start podcasting regularly … Read More »


This Week in Literary Links #8

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13th April

Publishers and Libraries Don’t Understand Each Other

New York Public Library’s Plan to Take Books from Shelves Worries Scholars

Another Publisher Launches E-Book Subscription Site

The Secret to Overnight Book Marketing Success

Macmillan to Fight DoJ Lawsuit

AG Holder on the DoJ Lawsuit on Price-Fixing by Publishing Houses

How to Increase Traffic and Revenue by Writing for Fewer Readers

ALMOST HOME Gets … Read More »


This Week in Literary Links #7

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6th April

Indie Author Interview: Christine Nolfi

Joe Konrath Takes Everything Back

Konrath’s Cover Artist Has a Fire Sale

April Foolery of the Literary Heavyweights

Why Google’s Tablet Will Beat the Kindle Fire

Do You Recognize this Literary No-Hoper?

New Paltz Oracle Interviews Author of the “New Paltz Novel”

Amazon Demanding Deep Discounts from Publishers

Breaking Down the Apple-DoJ Saga

Experiences of a Publishing Virgin

Baker & … Read More »


This Week in Literary Links #6

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30th March

Building an Author Website That Works

Review of WITCH DANCER by Michael Robb

Arguing Over the Agency Pricing Model

The Secrets to E-Publishing Success

Why Pottermore Could Change Everything

Rethingking E-Book Samples

Drop in POD Prices Could be a Gamechanger

Clifford Irving Re-Issues Books as E-Books

The Art of Creating a Book

Will Amazon Unwittingly Destroy the Kindle?

ALMOST HOME Now Part of KDP … Read More »


This Week in Literary Links #4

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16th March

Whirligig Alum Jeff Somers on How NOT To Tell a Story

Barry, Joe, and Scott Turow

Digital Distro Propels Sales of Erotica from Tiny Press

The Ultimate Guide to publishing Your Book for Kindle

Barnes & Noble Expands In-Store Penguin Branding Project

The Quest for Weird Fiction Across the Electronic Universe

Romance = Porn for Women?

Is DoJ Focusing on Wrong Part … Read More »


This Week in Literary Links #3

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9th March

Swedish Bestseller Has Last Laugh

Seth Godin on Libraries, Literary Agents, and the Future of Publishing

Digital Book World Launches Expert Publishing Blog

Joe Konrath Believes That Writing Matters (What a Weirdo)

Best Female Protagonist?

500 New Fairytales Discovered in Germany

15 Grammar Goofs That Make You Look Silly

What to Do When You Fall Out of Love With Your Work … Read More »


This Week in Literary Links #2

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2nd March

Charlotte Bronte’s Lost Short Story to be Published

Kindle Owners Lending Library Tops 100,000 Titles

E-Books Not Books, Says Brooklyn Bookstore

EPUB Gets Straight to the Point

In U.K., More E-Books Published Than Hardcovers, for the First Time

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss

Smashwords Author Spotlight: Shayne Parkinson

Jackie Collins to Self-Publish

Must a Novelist Promote on Social Media?

3 Psychological Triggers that Can Move … Read More »