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Book Bits: 'Gone Girl' trailer, Gregory White Smith, 'The Here and Now,' Wilfred Owen manuscript

Those of us living in the Atlanta area missed the eclipse the other night due to rain. So, rather than staying up to watch it, I headed off to bed with a good book. 762 more words

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Book Bits: Lindsay Cochrane, AL book festival, 'Under Magnolia,' B&N's optimism

I haven’t included a book festival (Item 4) for a long time because my best source of information about them closed down its site. However, you can find an alphabetical list of states and book festivals… 685 more words

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Book Bits: 'Raising Steam,' Writing Contests, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 'Frog Music'

Here are your books and authors links for April 4, 2014:

  1. News: Guardian staffers win top IRE prize for NSA series, by Andrew Beaujon – “The Investigative Reporters & Editors medal for 2014 goes to Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, Ewen MacAskill and others for the Guardian’s reports on the NSA, which “revealed a story that continues to reverberate in the United States and across the globe,” the judges say.”  …
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I love a good list...

I don’t know if I’ve ever previously mentioned my love of lists, but I have a serious obsession.  My heart broke a little bit when The Independent stopped including the ’50 best…’ supplement on a Saturday, as I’d happily tear it out of my parents’ hands (yes, this was a while ago, I don’t travel weekly to my dad’s to rob him of his weekend paper now that I’m a Proper Grown-Up) and study the pages regardless of what the subject might be, though I have to say I made more notes when it covered things like books than I did when it covered lawnmowers. 1,656 more words


Book Bits: Tufts and NBCC awards, Amy Greene, 'will grayson, will grayson'

I have added a new page to the Sun Singer’s Travels weblog featuring my novels.

As an author, I’m always saddened when a publisher goes out of business. 558 more words

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Book Bits: Alison Bechdel, 'The Enchanted,' Anne Frank books donated, Alice Hoffman

I have no idea how much (or how little) luck, fate, karma, magic, or the law of attraction play into how well (or how poorly) authors do in the marketplace. 1,029 more words

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Which self-publishing company is good for me?


Self-publishing is getting a lot of exposure in the National dailies, leading to increased awareness and curiosity about the availability of alternative modes of publishing. It has caught the fancy of numerous authors who want to know how do I select the best self-publishing/Vanity publishing/POD company? 184 more words

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