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Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book.
Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman, orator and writer (106-43 BC)
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As 2017 begins, indie authors and Publishers are having to navigate a fast-growing industry filled with new opportunities, but one that also presents challenges related to that expansion.
In a session titled Writing the Self: The Art of Memoir, authors Bee Rowlatt, Emma Sky, Hyeonseo Lee & Rosalyn D'Mello in conversation with Samanth Subramanian, discussed the beauty of memoirs at the Zee Jaipur literature Festival 2017 (JLF), Day 3.
If children's book authors who allegedly disliked kids are any measure, the answer is a matter of career disappointments and misjudgments.
Oklahoma City - Aaron Brackett, 4 Warn Storm Team meteorologist, worked hard on his children's book "Walter the Weather Worrier.
Bay Area authors attending Womens Marches (clockwise, from top left): Carolina De Robertis, Karen Joy Fowler, Edith Gelles, Allyson Hobbs, Edan Lepucki, Beth Nguyen, Aimee Phan, Michelle Richmond, Elizabeth Rosner, Amy Tan, Jane Vandenburgh and ...
authors of various genres will attend the Lampasas Public Library Author's Fest Jan. 28 in the Foundation Room from 10 a.m.
Twilight and Personal Shopper Kristen Stewart has co-authored a research paper on "neural style transfer", an arcane technique that uses artificial intelligence to reconfigure an image in the style of another.
Marlowe Whitlow authors book after amazing turnaround. Allison Shapiro ashapiro@daily-journal.com 815-937-3385; 11 hrs ago; 0. Marlowe Whitlow.
Margot Livesey, author of bestselling novels "The Flight of Gemma Hardy," "The House on Fortune Street," and her latest release, "mercury," will be at the Maynard Public Library at 2:30 p.m.
Fredrik Colting, a Swedish author who was sued by J. D. Salinger's estate several years ago for publishing an unauthorized sequel to "The Catcher in the Rye," has once again been sued for repurposing an iconic work by a dead writer.
Yet on the eve of Donald Trump's inauguration four years later, the authors of the Republican National Committee's 2013 "Growth and Opportunity Project" concede their report is little more than an afterthought as members gather in Washington to ...
Jaipur litfest: Stage set for congregation of authors, book lovers. All in place for the Jaipur literature Festival. Photo courtesy: twitter handle of @ZEEJLF.
Books line the walls of libraries, colleges and classrooms while the people behind the words on the page continue to fight for a spot on the shelf.
During her career as a teacher, Kathy Kelliher never could follow her desire to write a book because life always got in the way. Now retired, Parrish's Kelliher wanted to move forward with her dream to be an author. She just needed some inspiration.
Literary & Books. Page Turners Book Club Jan. 19, 7-8 p.m. Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli. Group will discuss "The Boston Girl" by Anita Diamant.
The Friends of Crowell Public Library's Meet the Author! series continues on Thursday, February 23 at 7:00 p.m. with Maple Lam who will speak about her children's picture book, My Little Sister and Me.
Author Sajidah K. Ali remembers the first time she read a book featuring a Muslim character. "It was in the late '80s, and I was in high school," Ali told NBC News, adding that she remembered the book was written by a non-Muslim author and set abroad.
A second problem is the constitutional language that allows doctors to prescribe medical cannabis for unlisted debilitating diseases.
21, the library will host inspirational fiction author Carol Edwards-Denekas. She will visit the library to discuss her adventures in publishing, historical research and character development.
On the third week of this month, La MaMa will open the third edition of "AdA: Author Directing Author," which will showcase three one-act plays by three Playwrights from three different countries, each of whom is directing one of the other's works.
FoxTale Book Shoppe in downtown Woodstock is gearing up for a day for the books. Well-known authors will be filling the store Saturday from 1to 9 p.m.
The event in the John Deaver Drinko Library will include readings from each author's book, a Q-and-A with the authors and a book signing. Umminger is a professor of English at the University of West Georgia, where she teaches 20th century literature ...
The Jacksonville Public Library (JPL) is looking for local Florida authors to participate in its first ever Jax Book Fest on March 25 at the Main Library.
Season 2 of the high-flying "Expanse" TV show is coming soon, and Space.com can't wait - so we caught up with the book's authors, who are also deeply involved with the new show, about what to expect when it returns Feb. 1. Earlier, we talked with ...
It continues: "As Simon & Schuster authors and illustrators who are already published, with books in the release pipeline, with contracts in place, we do not have to quietly accept or assent to this "Gleichschaltung," this getting in line with fascism ...
social media, authors, content The goal of good social media content is interaction that leads to loyalty and trust. And the keys to good content are not a mystery.
Nigeria's most Innovative telecommunication company, Etisalat Nigeria, has announced the names of the three shortlisted authors for the 2016 edition of its pan-African flagship literary prize, the Etisalat Prize for literature. According to this year's ...
The study's co-authors from Dartmouth College and Montana State University analyzed yearly surveys of roughly 5,000 born between 1980 and 1984.
"I love books, I like to go and hear authors speak, said Baxter, "it's a very inexpensive way to spend your Sunday.
Bill "El Wingador" Simmons' tumultuous journey from five-time Wing Bowl champion to incarceration for drug dealing is recounted in "Snow on the Barb Wire," a tell-all book he has co-authored with up-and-coming writer Joe Vallee with the foreword by ...
A new year brings new authors for the Friends of the Library speaker series. The series features North Carolina and regional authors and offers a golden opportunity to expand your reading horizons and gain a behind-the-scenes peek into the creation of ...
Two very different N.C. authors to be on 'Bookwatch'. By Deirdre Smith · email the author | twitter. Published 12:00 am Sunday, January 8, 2017.
The author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series is declining to attend the Texas Legislature's celebration of authors event, saying the reason is because of proposed legislation that would prevent transgender people from using bathrooms that ...
Los Angeles, CA - A "proclivity for procrastination" led 1980 Batavia high school graduate and musician, author and entrepreneur Marc Ferrari to his latest feat.
Allison Smith will never forget the English class that allowed her to Skype with author and singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash, one of her literary heroes.
Users can now summon the popular Amazon voice assistant for biblical inspiration, cueing audio clips from daily devotionals by top evangelical authors such as Ann Voskamp and Rick Warren. In December, the company sold millions of its smart devices such ...
She has been host of Literary Soundtrack on the Internet station Radio Sombra, featuring authors such as Chris Abani, Mat Johnson and Ana Castillo.
Phew, 2016. We can't remember ever being so happy to see a year end, even as the next brings only uncertainty. There is one thing we know for sure, though: Misogyny has had far too big a public platform, in these past few months especially.
The field of dedicated literary prizes for minority authors is very small, but the Jhalak joins an award for unpublished fiction by black and Asian women, the SI Leeds literary prize, inaugurated in 2012.
It started with a BuzzFeed list: "22 Contemporary authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading." A lot of them sounded good.
"What we find is that actually, there is a lot of nuance in these variations of how these sort of sentences come out, and they're very particular to an author," Eisen says. "These can be used as sort of a stylistic fingerprint because the ways authors ...
Becoming a published author is a trail fraught with anxiety, mystery and more than a little self-doubt. New York City publishing veteran Julie Meidinger Trelstad, who grew up in Topeka and graduated from Topeka West high school in 1985, will be in ...
(MENAFN - gulf Times) Opening its 2017 programme on a highly encouraging note for the community, Qatar National Library (QNL) will be collaborating with ...
Health experts say the key to success is to change one thing at a time, not your whole diet at once. For example, dietitians say adding healthy fats, such as olive oil, avocados, nuts and nut butters can be an easy change to make.
What does the American experience look like? These days, it's not the same for everyone -- as the 2016 election showed, there are parts of the country and demographic groups whose experiences are wildly different.
LiteratureEngland NEWS. authors teach underprivileged kids creative writing. A London charity run by successful novelists provides writing programmes for children from low-income backgrounds.
We began by making a list of authors who inspired us and talking about what it means to be inspired. We debated on whether we thought songwriters also were authors and decided they were. We used our iPads to look up the addresses to which we could ...
Closer to home, however, the Lower Cape Fear confirmed its status as literary colony, with dozens of local authors releasing books through national Publishers.


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