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A community-oriented writing site with a shoe-string budget counted 10,000 authors today, doubling in size in six months.
Protagonize is a site where members create Choose-Your-Own-Adventure-style fiction and build interactive stories. Earlier this year, it was one of the five finalists...
I like Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz so much that every day this week, I’ll be posting excerpts from a really long interview between Cristin and I about writing, New York and her forthcoming book Everything is Everything which will be released in January 2010 by Write Bloody Press. In today’s final excerpt, Cristin talks about what [...]
In a unanimous vote this week, the Board of Mystery Writers of America (MWA) voted to cut Harlequin and all of its imprints from the organization's influential Approved Publishers list.
Harlequin had drawn criticism for its recently launched self-publishing arm. The MWA rules state that...
Richard Sarnoff, the president of Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments and a key figure in the negotiation of the Google Book settlement, has been named Person of the Year by Publishers Weekly.
According to his company profile, Sarnoff has managed offices in US...
If you haven’t happened upon these folks already, check out VOL. I Brooklyn. ���Pithy, smart, and refreshingly down to earth, their a Brooklyn based arts and culture blog that covers everything from books, to music, to scrapbooking hilarious news clips and quotes. ���Though admittedly “literary-minded,” beyond their ability to wisely geek out about great books [...]
tall like three apples: posted over 5 years ago
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Earlier this week, the literary journal Electric Literature generated an online debate after serializing a Rick Moody short story on Twitter. Today's guest on the Morning Media Menu was the journal's co-founder Scott Lindenbaum, analyzing the experiment and answering...
To start off Friday morning right, here are two newly posted publishing jobs. Like a hardboiled gumshoe, GalleyCat has been investigating publishing work on the mediabistro.com job boards. For your resume-making pleasure, here are the new postings.
First of all, Springer Publishing...
John Oakes (among other things the former editor of Four Walls Eight Windows) is at the Huffington Post talking about his new publishing venture, OR Books. >>Imagine taking the guesswork out of publishing. Imagine a publisher printing only to fulfill orders, and with a minimum of waste; imagine further a system that sidesteps warehouses, wholesalers, [...]