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News & Notes – 8/30/14

News & Notes – 8/30/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. I missed doing a News & Notes post last week due to unavoidable circumstances (i.e., moving our daughter into college!)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/14/14

News & Notes – 6/14/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: With Father’s Day coming up, join the #DadsRead campaign hosted by Zoobean and The… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/19/14

News & Notes – 4/19/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: The 2014 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced on Monday. Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch is… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/22/14

News & Notes – 3/22/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: The Independent will no longer review gender-specific children’s books, which it claims (with justification)… Read more »

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Are self-published authors “real” authors? One writers’ union opens its ranks

Are self-published authors “real” authors? One writers’ union opens its ranks

The Writers Union of Canada votes to open membership to self-published authors  Last June, delegates at annual general meeting of the Writers Union of Canada voted unanimously to open membership to self-published authors, subject to a two-thirds majority vote in a union-wide referendum. The referendum passed with a 79% majority,… Read more »

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