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Blogs about Publishing

10 blogs about Publishing.

  1. — As in guillotine...
    Guy LeCharles Gonzalez: As in guillotine. Old/new media pragmatist. Sometimes loud, one-time poet, still opinionated. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Understanding Libraries (I’m Speaking at Two Industry Conferences)
    Check out As in guillotine... for more. Attending, occasionally speaking at, and even running conferences used to be a regular part of my job in years past, but the pandemic put a hard stop to …
    By Guy LeCharles Gonzalez, 704 words
  2. Ask the Agent
    I'm Jennifer Laughran. I'm a Senior Agent at the Andrea Brown Literary Agency, representing great authors and illustrators…. 🇺🇸 More info

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    New Submission Guidelines at ABLA
    Another not-an-ask post?! Wow!Some of you gentle readers might remember that I’ve mentioned in the past how our agency submission guidelines were failing us. For a brief recap: Our original policy was “a no from …
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  3. Jane Friedman | Blog
    Information and resources for writers, from a 20-year veteran of the publishing industry. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Keep Your Novel Out of the Dreaded DNF—Did Not Finish—Book Club
    Photo by George Milton Today’s post is by author Amy L. Bernstein. Admit it. You love to read novels. But every so often, you start a book you cannot bring yourself to finish. Perhaps you …
    By Amy L. Bernstein, 1,447 words
  4. Janet Reid, Literary Agent
    "Never miss a chance to do good"--David Stanley. 🇺🇸 More info

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    In Memoriam: Janet Reid
    On Sunday, April 14, 2024, the literary community lost one of its guiding lights when Janet Reid passed away. A New York literary agent for more than twenty years, Janet was possibly even better known …
    By Janet Reid, 5,000 words
  5. Publishers Weekly
    Book Reviews, Bestselling Books & Publishing Business News. 🇺🇸 More info

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  6. Publishing ... and Other Forms of Insanity
    Erica Verrillo has written seven books and published five. She doesn't know why anyone with an ounce of self-preservation would ever want to publish…. 🇺🇸 More info

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    90 Calls for Submissions in June 2024 - Paying markets
    This June there are more than seven dozen calls for submissions. All of these are paying markets, and none charge submission fees. As always, every genre, style, and form is wanted, from short stories to …
    By Erica Verrillo, 2,817 words
  7. Publishing Perspectives
    News and information about the international book publishing industry, book sales, rights deals, and more. 🇩🇪 More info

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    At Norway’s WEXFO: Democracy and the Freedom to Read
    The third annual World Expression Forum (WEXFO) in Lillehammer featured a half-day 'learning lab' on the connection of reading and democracy. The post At Norway’s WEXFO: Democracy and the Freedom to Read appeared first on …
    By Porter Anderson, 46 words
  8. Publishing Trends
    An incisive monthly newsletter that provides news and opinion on the rapidly changing world of book publishing in all its forms. 🇺🇸 More info

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    People Round Up, Mid June, 2024
    PEOPLE Jonathan Shar has been named CEO of Barnes & Noble Education by the company’s board of directors. He succeeds Michael P. Huseby, whose resignation from the position went into effect on June 11th. The …
    By PT Editors, 1,552 words
  9. Robert Kingett
    A fabulously gay blind author. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Trunk Writings
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    By Robert Kingett, 15 words
  10. Writer Beware
    …shines a bright light into the dark corners of the shadow-world of literary scams, schemes, and pitfalls. Also providing advice for writers, industry news, and commentary. By Victoria Strauss. More info

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    From Motionflick Studios to Snow Day Film: The Evolution of a Book-to-Film Scam
    The Hollywood dream has always burned bright for writers…and scammers and dodgy operators have always been eager to take advantage. The method may change–from the coverage grifts and pay-to-play snail mail catalogs that were a …
    By Victoria Strauss, 1,130 words