Tag: writing

News & Notes – 11/18/2017

News & Notes – 11/18/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News The 2017 National Book Awards winners were announced¬†on Wednesday. NPR has the story, and a complete list of finalists and winners. Barnes &… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/30/16

News & Notes – 4/30/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News The Hugo Awards finalists for 2016 have been announced. The Sad and Rabid Puppies managed to influence some of the categories pretty heavily, but… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/11/15

News & Notes – 7/11/15

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News The first chapter of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman was released on Friday morning. It’s printed in full at both The Wall Street… Read more »

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NaNoWriMo starts on Saturday

NaNoWriMo starts on Saturday

I wasn’t going to tell anyone. I was just going to keep it a secret and maybe admit to it if I finished. But the NaNoWriMo folks urge you to tell people so you feel accountable. And so they know why you’ve dropped out of sight for a month.¬† So…. Read more »

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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 – 1/25/14

News & Notes – 1/25/14

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: Amazon wants to ship stuff to you BEFORE you buy it. Yes, really.  They’ve… Read more »

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Wrede on Writing (review)

Wrede on Writing (review)

Description:  Patricia C. Wrede has been a stalwart of the sci-fi/fantasy world for decades, publishing dozens of books across multiple series, storming bestseller lists and corralling accolades from critics and fans alike. Now, with brilliant insight and a sparkling wit, Wrede shows beginning writers the ropes in Wrede on Writing…. Read more »

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News & Notes — 5/18/13

News & Notes — 5/18/13

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: “Ebooks Now Make up 1/5 of U.S. Book Sales”  (Lauren Indvik, Mashable.com)  And, from… Read more »

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