Posted on 11/20/2020 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Jan Morris, who broke both huge news stories and silence about being transgendered in her writing, has died. She died...

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Tagged As: Obituary, The Guardian

Posted on 11/20/2020 at 01:15 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

C.S. Lakin has noticed a common issue in amateur writers’ work: the failure to stick with deep point-of-view. In a...

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Posted on 11/20/2020 at 11:47 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Youngsters have always mocked their elders. The latest such evidence: a social satire written by a nine-year-old in 1890. Daisy...

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Posted on 11/20/2020 at 11:38 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

BookFunnel is now offering audiobook delivery. The company announced today that authors currently on certain plans can sign up to...

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Tagged As: Audiobook, BookFunnel

Posted on 11/20/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Times’s bestseller list for combined print and ebook fiction is out for the week of November 22,...

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Posted on 11/20/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A writer who adapted two Star Wars movie scripts into novels is suing Disney over royalties (or the lack thereof)....

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Posted on 11/19/2020 at 03:19 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Douglas Stuart has won the 2020 Booker Prize for his debut novel, Shuggie Bain. Stuart wrote the semiautobiographical novel as...

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Tagged As: Awards, The Guardian

Posted on 11/19/2020 at 11:29 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The literary world has recorded two new deaths. George Cockcroft, who wrote the cult classic The Dice Man under the...

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Posted on 11/19/2020 at 11:17 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Just as there are proofreaders for text books, so there are audio proofers for audiobooks. One such professional, Maxwell Cantrell,...

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Tagged As: Audiobook, Joanna Penn

Posted on 11/19/2020 at 09:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Never-before-published essays by J.R.R. Tolkien will be released next summer. The Nature of Middle-earth, authorized by the writer’s estate, reveals...

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