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'You're on': Benn to write for Gollancz

The Bookseller – 2012-02-01

Gollancz has signed a debut science fiction novel from comedian and songwriter Mitch Benn, star...

Niffenegger to write short story for Solaris

The Bookseller – 2012-01-24

Author of The Time Traveller’s Wife Audrey Niffenegger is to write a short story for...

Economist group sets ethics guidelines

Reuters – 2012-01-06

(Reuters) - The American Economic Association, the world's largest association of economists, on Thursday beefed up disclosure guidelines on the potential conflicts of interest of authors who publish...

Sky's Crawford to write Libya story

The Bookseller – 2011-12-16

HarperCollins has acquired an account of this year's Libyan conflict by Sky News reporter...

Paddington Bear app launched, e-books to follow

The Bookseller – 2011-12-01

HarperCollins Children's Books has produced a new app for classic picturebook Paddington,...

Associated Press offers new social media guidelines as it seeks a new social media editor

Editors Weblog – 2011-11-04

The Associated Press' rigorous standards regarding social media just got a little bit tougher. Most news organisations who are serious about advancing their digital strategy already encourage their...

Live chat today: With so many distractions, how do you make time to write?

Poynter. – 2011-11-03

Ever find yourself getting distracted when you’re supposed to be writing? I’ve been having this problem a lot lately. I have a deadline in May for a book manuscript, and I’m not making my usual...

NPR’s Andy Carvin takes Twitter break to write book about covering Arab Spring via social media

Poynter. – 2011-10-18

@ACarvin Just after he logged his 100,000th tweet, NPR’s Andy Carvin told people on Twitter that he’s taking the week off so he can work on a book about covering the Arab Spring via social media....

Don't write off physical too early, trade warned

The Bookseller – 2011-09-30

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 30/09/2011 - 08:55 Publishers should not be too quick to write off physical products and should encourage competition between a number of digital...

Marian Keyes to write cookery for MJ spring list

The Bookseller – 2011-09-23

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 23/09/2011 - 08:35 Marian Keyes is writing a cookery title for Michael Joseph, as the imprint ramps up its spring food publishing list next...

P D James to write Austen murder mystery

The Bookseller – 2011-09-22

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 22/09/2011 - 11:01 Faber is to publish a new detective novel from P D James which combines a murder investigation with the world and characters...

Philippa Gregory to write YA

The Bookseller – 2011-09-15

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 15/09/2011 - 08:30 The Red Queen author Philippa Gregory is turning her hand to young adult fiction for the first time, after signing a deal with...

Dawn Porter to write for Hodder Children's Books

The Bookseller – 2011-09-01

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 01/09/2011 - 14:45 Hodder Children's Books has bought two teen titles from journalist and presenter Dawn Porter. Publisher Emily Thomas did the...

Greig to write Freud memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-08-18

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 18/08/2011 - 12:00 Jonathan Cape has acquired a memoir about the British painter Lucian Freud, who died last month, written by his friend,...

How to write faster.

Slate – 2011-08-11

Hunched over my keyboard, I'm haunted by anecdotes of faster writers. Christopher Hitchens composing a Slate column in 20 minutes—after a chemo session, after a "full" dinner party, late on a Sunday...

Reynolds to write new Doctor Who novel

The Bookseller – 2011-07-21

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 21/07/2011 - 13:00 British Science Fiction award-winner Alastair Reynolds is the latest author to try his hand writing a Doctor Who novel, after...

This is how editors should write resignation letters

Guardian – 2011-07-21

When editors depart - whether willingly or unwillingly - the public usually sees only a polite exchange of notes.So let's hear it for N. Ravi who has just quit after serving 20 years as editor of The...

Media Decoder: Sheila Bair to Write Book on Financial Crisis

The New York Times – 2011-07-11

Sheila C. Bair, who ended a tumultuous five-year term as chairwoman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation this month, has landed a book deal to give her inside account of the financial crisis.

Publishers urged to follow Compass' lead

The Bookseller – 2011-07-04

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 04/07/2011 - 08:36 Pan Macmillan will be offering "enhanced rates" on the titles it publishes under its new digital-only imprint, with agents...

NYT’s Stelter to write book about morning TV

Poynter. – 2011-06-27

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When bad people write great books

Salon.com – 2011-06-07

A reader, prompted by last week's commentary on whether great books can make you a better person, wrote in to ask a related question. Her favorite author is Charles Dickens; his books have been...

V. S. Naipaul says women can't write

Salon.com – 2011-06-03

How banal life would be without the feud-picking, egomaniacal literary blowhard. Imagine if we had to rely solely on Alain de Botton's novels, without the pleasure of his "I will hate you till the...

Publishers could follow Random's agency move

The Bookseller – 2011-05-12

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 12/05/2011 - 15:34 Random House UK's switch to the agency model this week could lead other publishers to follow suit, despite the Office of...

Helen Dunmore to write for Hammer

The Bookseller – 2011-04-21

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 21/04/2011 - 10:29 Random House imprint Hammer has acquired the latest title by Orange-prize winner Helen Dunmore, in a special project for the...

You’ll be able to check out books on your Kindle – and write in them

Poynter. – 2011-04-21

paidContent.orgAmazon announced this morning that sometime later this year, Kindle owners and Kindle app users will be able to check out its e-books from local libraries. The service will enable...

Spielberg to write for Palazzo retrospective

The Bookseller – 2011-04-20

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 20/04/2011 - 15:13 Palazzo Editions will publish a "major" retrospective of the work of Steven Spielberg in August 2012, written in co-operation...

Mainstream acquires Hooked follow-up

The Bookseller – 2011-04-19

Publication Date: Tue, 19/04/2011 - 08:33 Mainstream Publishing has acquired a second title by Hooked author Clare Gee. Joint m.d. Bill Campbell acquired world rights to the as yet untitled book...

Boot up: Eric Schmidt to write book on Google, and more

Guardian – 2011-04-05

Plus Twitter updates user recommendation engine, and Guardian switches from Java to ScalaA quick burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamGoogle: Departing Product Chief...

Luke Johnson to write business advice for Portfolio

The Bookseller – 2011-03-17

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 17/03/2011 - 15:57 Luke Johnson, best known in the book trade for his spell owning Borders, and fellow Financial Times journalist Mrs Moneypenny are...

From books to the box, Rushdie to write and produce TV show

The Independent – 2011-03-12

There was a time when the giants of literature sneered at the small screen. But now Sir Salman Rushdie is moving from books to the box after signing up to write his first television drama.

Android Market e-books goes live; music and movies to follow?

Betanews – 2011-02-25

By Tim Conneally, Betanews The Android Market has never had any specific ban on carrying and selling straight up text documents, and users could search through the market and find apps that were, in...

Amis: I'd need to have brain injury to write for children

The Independent – 2011-02-12

Children's authors have hit back at comments by Martin Amis in which he said he would need to "have a serious brain injury" before he would consider writing children's literature.

Them’s Fightin’ Words: Apple Enforces Guidelines, Rejects Sony’s E-reader App

EContent Magazine – 2011-02-02

Posted in ArticleIt would appear that all e-reader hell is about to break loose. The New York Times reported today: Some application developers, including Sony, say Apple has told them they can no...

Eric Carle to write first book in four years for Puffin

The Bookseller – 2011-01-28

Written By: Charlotte Williams Puffin is to publish a new picture book by The Very Hungry Caterpillar author Eric Carle, his first in four years. The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse will be...

Adam Haslett on Stanley Fish's How To Write a Sentence.

Slate – 2011-01-23

In 1919, the young E.B. White, future New Yorker writer and author of Charlotte's Web, took a class at Cornell University with a drill sergeant of an English professor named William Strunk Jr. Strunk...

Assange to write memoir: report

CBC – 2010-12-22

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has sold the publishing rights to his memoirs and could have a manuscript ready by March, according to a report in the Guardian newspaper.

How to Write: with children's author and illustrator Leigh Hobbs

Yahoo – 2010-07-21

Leigh Hobbs is one of Australia's best known children's book creators. His latest, Mr Chicken Goes To Paris , is shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Awards in the new children's book...

Guardian owner to write down Emap investment 'by up to £200m'

Independent – 2010-03-14

Guardian Media Group (GMG), owner of The Guardian and The Observer newspapers, is set to take a significant hit on its investment in publisher Emap, sending it to an annual loss for the second year...

Hilary Duff to write young adult book series

AP – 2010-03-09

AP - Welcome the latest celebrity children's author, Hilary Duff.

Manuel Zelaya, Former Honduran President, To Write A Book About Coup

The Huffington Post – 2010-03-08

What's Your Reaction? CARACAS, Venezuela — Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya plans to write a book describing his ouster last year. Zelaya says Honduras' business elite was behind last June's...

Random House Establishes Group to Write Video Game Story Content

1up.com – 2010-03-01

Novels based on video games are nothing new, but Random House wants to do more than novelize existing games -- they want to have an active hand in creating them. Hence the creation of a new group...

Salman Rushdie to write book about decade in hiding

USA Today – 2010-02-24

Novelist Salman Rushdie plans to write a book about his decade in hiding under a death threat from the Iranian government using a digital archive of his personal papers housed at Emory University,...

Organizational Changes Follow Resignation of Rodale Group Publisher

Folio Mag – 2009-12-16

A week after executive vice president and group publisher MaryAnn Bekkedahl announced her resignation from the company, Rodale has implemented a series of personnel changes across the organization,...

Things to Do While the Economy Sucks: Write That Book

Blogcritics.org – 2009-03-11

Maybe it's time to do that writing you've talked about for the last 10 or 20 years. So the economy sucks. Maybe you’ve lost your job or you’re simply looking for something to do since you can’t...

Job cuts follow Octopus reshuffle

The Book Seller – 2009-03-03

Seven positions have been cut from Octopus as...

Publicist: Ousted Illinois governor to write book

AP via Yahoo! News – 2009-03-03

Rod Blagojevich, the first U.S. governor in more than 20 years to be removed from office by impeachment, signed a deal Monday to write a book "exposing the dark side of politics," his publicist...

'Newsday' Write-down Leads to Cablevision's 4Q Loss

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-26

Cablevision Systems says its loss widened during the fourth quarter due to a hefty write-down on the value of its Newsday newspaper.

Shales and Miller to Write ESPN Book

Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-26

Little, Brown editor-in-chief Geoff Shandler has signed up Tom Shales and James Andrew Miller to write a book on ESPN; Sloan Harris at ICM sold world rights.

'Milwaukee Journal Sentinel' Parent Swings to Q4 Loss on Big Goodwill Write-down

Editor & Publisher – 2009-02-13

CHICAGO Journal Communications Inc. Thursday said it swung to a $223 million loss in the fourth quarter of 2008 after taking non-cash after-tax goodwill and impairment charges totaling $228.7...

Citing Write-Down, Time Warner Posts Loss and Forecasts Flat Year

New York Times – 2009-02-05

The media company reported a fourth-quarter loss, hurt by a $24.2 billion write-down for its cable, publishing and AOL assets.

Publicist: Patrick Swayze to write book with wife

USA Today – 2009-02-05

A representative for Patrick Swayze says the cancer-stricken actor plans to write a memoir and his wife, Lisa, will collaborate with him on the book.

After the affair: Elizabeth Edwards set to write book

New York Daily News – 2009-02-04

Elizabeth Edwards plans a new book about facing adversity, recapping an often-tumultuous life that most recently included her husband's public disclosure of an affair.

Stephen King says ‘Twilight’ author ‘can't write’

MSNBC – 2009-02-03

Stephen King’s opinion may drive a stake through the heart of “Twilight” author Stephenie Meyer.

Students write, publish their own books

The Christian Science Monitor – 2008-12-16

Talk about the power of a good idea. Chris Wilcox was teaching fifth grade in Provo, Utah, when it occurred to him: Online publishing could be just the thing to get his students excited about...

Ex-NY Gov Spitzer to write column for Slate.com

Reuters – 2008-12-04

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, who resigned earlier this year over his involvement in a prostitution ring, will write a column for online magazine Slate.com about the...

Follow the Business Journal on Twitter

Silicon Valley - San Jose Business Journal – 2008-12-04

Hourly updates and more from the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal can now be followed on the social networking and micro-blogging site Twitter.com.

Politics Follow Turkey to Frankfurt's Book Fair

Deutsche Welle – 2008-10-19

As guest nation at the world's largest book fair, Turkey bathed in the literary limelight, but the Frankfurt Book Fair, which ended Sunday, couldn't wash away all the stains of limits placed on...

What we write about when we write about sportswriting

Guardian – 2008-10-08

Even though publishers are reluctant to commission minority interest sport books, there are some real hidden gems on offer

Baldwin promotes the book he didn't want to write

CNN.com – 2008-09-24

NEW YORK (AP) -- Alec Baldwin, at a bookstore event he says he didn't want to attend, gave a fired up talk Tuesday night about a book he says he didn't want to write.

Write Your Novel at WEbook [Writing]

Lifehacker – 2008-09-21

For those writers hoping to hit the big-time with their book ideas, new social publishing company WEbook wants to recreate for books what Digg did for internet articles. Submit your work to...

Bestselling Author of Artemis Fowl Series, Eoin Colfer, Tapped To Write The Sixth Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-09-17

Ellen Archer, President and Publisher, announces today that Hyperion will publish the next book in the beloved and world-famous Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series. Eoin Colfer, author of the...

Telegraph signs Alexander McCall Smith to write serialised novel

Guardian – 2008-09-12

Telegraph.co.uk will publish the first of 100 successive episodes of Alexander McCall Smith's new novel, Corduroy Mansions, on Monday. By Oliver Luft

Delia Smith to write Telegraph column

Guardian – 2008-09-12

Telegraph Media Group has signed Delia Smith to write a weekly food column for the Telegraph Magazine. By Oliver Luft

Want to write a book? Begin with the basics

BizJournals – 2008-09-01

When I decided to write and publish my first book, I asked people what I thought was a very simple question: “How do I publish a book?” Let me take this opportunity to thank everyone who didn’t...

'Retired' Robert Novak Will Continue to Write Occasional Columns

Editor And Publisher – 2008-08-27

Robert Novak, who announced his retirement earlier this month after being diagnosed with a brain tumor, will still write occasional columns.

DealBook: Google May Write Down AOL Investment

New York Times – 2008-08-08

In an assessment that could lead to a substantial charge against its future profits, Google believes its $1 billion investment in advertising partner AOL is souring.

New Way to Write & Publish Online

Centre Daily Times – 2008-08-05

Aspiring authors have a new resource that will make online publishing more accessible and affordable than ever before, according to Cindy Grady, managing director of WriteLife.com, a unique website...

Rushdie 'may write book on fatwa'

BBC News – 2008-07-29

Sir Salman Rushdie says he may write a book about the fatwa imposed on after the publictation of The Satanic Verses.

Emily Bell: If Google should falter, how many others will follow?

Guardian – 2008-07-20

Emily Bell: Nothing says 'recession' like a bit of a dip in the rate of growth of Google's profits

Rushdie to write book for children

Hindustan Times – 2008-07-11

Celebrated India-born author Salman Rushdie is thinking of penning a children' book and may start work on his new novel later this month. "I'm thinking of writing a children's book.

Egypt: Writer Questioned And Released, But Warned Not to Write About Military Matters Without Permission

AllAfrica.com – 2008-07-10

The Military Prosecutor General decided to release journalist and writer Abd Al Khaliq Farouq on 8 July 2008 after two and a half hours of questioning. However, Farouq was instructed to not address...

Abbott to write book about 'big issues'

The West Australian – 2008-07-09

Outspoken former Howard government minister Tony Abbott will write a book about the future of conservative politics.

Abbott to write book about politics

Australian Broadcasting Corporation – 2008-07-09

Federal Opposition frontbencher Tony Abbott is to write a book about the future of conservative politics in Australia.

Former Politico reporter to write tell-all novel

Poynter. – 2012-02-15

BuzzFeed BuzzFeed reports that Karin Tanabe, a former Politico reporter, has landed a book deal that Publisher’s Marketplace summarizes as “a 20-something journalist leaves a cushy NYC...

Tom Sizemore to write memoir of drug addiction and recovery

Chicago Tribune – 2011-12-13

Actor Tom Sizemore is writing a memoir of his drug use and recovery for Atria Books. Sizemore, whose acting chops landed him roles in the Academy Award-winning "Saving Private Ryan" and "Black Hawk...

J.K. Rowling to Write Novel for Grown-Ups

The Wall Street Journal – 2012-02-24

J.K. Rowling, the wildly successful writer of the "Harry Potter" series of children's books, is coming out with a novel aimed at adults, to be published by Little, Brown.

Asian American Journalists Association Releases Guidelines on Jeremy Lin Media Coverage

Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-24

Given the media's "Linsanity" surrounding Jeremy Lin, perhaps this was inevitable. Following (justified) outrage over several examples of racially-insensitive coverage of Lin--including a...

Retirement Community Residents Write Surprise WWII Hit

Publishers Weekly – 2012-03-05

A last-minute addition to the University Press of New England list has become the fastest-selling book in the Hanover, N.H., university press consortium’s 42-year history and its first book to hit...

Picoult to write YA for Hodder

The Bookseller – 2012-03-06

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired a YA title by bestselling author Jodi Picoult and her teenage...

Toni Morrison tells Ohioans she won't write memoir

Yahoo! News – 2012-03-15

Novelist Toni Morrison tells fans in Ohio she canceled plans to write a memoir because "there's a point at which your life is not interesting."

McFly duo write children's book

BBC – 2012-03-15

Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter from McFly sign a publishing deal to produce two children's picture books.

David Cay Johnston tells South Carolina students how not to get shot by people they write about

Poynter. – 2012-03-23

David Cay Johnston tells South Carolina students how not to get shot by people they write about Before publishing a story he knows could ruin someone’s life, Johnston said he asks himself,...

Magazine Group Offers Guidelines for Tablets

The New York Times – 2012-04-02

Terms used to describe magazine content on tablets are inconsistent, and the type of data that can be collected on readers varies by device.

MPA Maps Out Voluntary Metric Guidelines for Tablet Editions

Folio Magazine – 2012-04-03

MPA, along with a bevy of C-level consumer magazine executives, released a set of voluntary guidelines to help standardize advertising within tablet editions. Publisher reps from Bonnier, Conde Nast,...

News of the World Closure Triggers £244m Write-Off

Editor & Publisher – 2012-04-05

The closure of News of the World has so far triggered charges of almost £250m, with its publisher admitting that the final total could well be significantly more. News Group Newspapers, the...

How to Write A Killer Book Proposal

Media Bistro – 2012-04-09

Agents, editors and authors outline the seven surefire steps to query perfection. 7 Steps to a Winning Book Proposal New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Boyd to write next Bond novel

The Bookseller – 2012-04-12

Novelist William Boyd is to write the next James Bond book, with 007 set to return to a 1960s...

To live and write in L.A.

Los Angeles Times – 2012-04-22

Writer Tod Goldberg couldn't quite grasp the essence of Los Angeles as a young first-time visitor, but that had as much to do with the city as with him.I can still remember the first time I saw Los...

How fast can they write? E-books push writer productivity

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-05-15

A dozen books a year? Some writers are accelerating the pace in this brave new world of e-books.

AUDIO: How do you write about sex?

BBC News – 2012-07-06

The mummy porn novel Fifty Shades of Grey has made the subject of sex, fashionable again. Author John Banville, and Rachel Johnson, whose book Shire Hell was the winner of the bad sex in fiction...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez unable to write, brother says

Los Angeles Times – 2012-07-11

Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez is suffering from dementia, which has made him unable to write, his brother says.

Gabriel García Márquez may never write again

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-07-11

The Nobel Prize-winning author's brother says the effects of dementia mean Márquez may be unable to write.

How to Write a Bestselling Business Book

BusinessWeek – 2012-07-20

The seven habits of highly prolific self-promoters

Jess Walter: Write what you want to read

Salon.com – 2012-07-29

Walter's latest offering, "Beautiful Ruins," is the result of a novelist working at the height of his powers

News Corp. Loss Reflects Write-Down

The Wall Street Journal – 2012-08-09

News Corp. posted a $1.55 billion loss for its fiscal fourth quarter on a multibillion-dollar write-down primarily of its publishing businesses, most significantly those in Australia.

Billy Crystal to write comedic memoir on life, old age

Yahoo! News – 2012-08-09

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billy Crystal will share his comedic views on life and aging in a new memoir to be published on his 65th birthday, Henry Holt and Co said on Thursday. The actor and comedian will...

How to write a bad review

Salon.com – 2012-08-18

A cruel New York Times piece shows how not to pan a book. But there is a way to do it, without appealing to trolls

Olympic medalist Alex Morgan to write young adult series

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-08-22

Alex Morgan, soccer star on the US Olympic team will write a soccer series targeted at middle school girls. 

Koch follow-up to Atlantic

The Bookseller – 2012-09-04

Atlantic Books has bought the rights to a new novel from Dutch writer Herman Koch, whose book The...

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