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Sky's Crawford to write Libya story

The Bookseller – 2011-12-16

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Digital-only short story trails Fforde novel

Random House has released the first direct-to-digital fiction title by bestselling author Katie... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-02

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

Gollancz has signed a debut science fiction novel from comedian and songwriter Mitch Benn, star... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-01

NYT publishes Chinese translation of story about workers who make Apple products

The New York Times The New York Times has published a Chinese translation of its story about worker conditions inside the Chinese factories that make Apple products. “The goal was twofold: to share... | Poynter. – 2012-01-27

Niffenegger to write short story for Solaris

Author of The Time Traveller’s Wife Audrey Niffenegger is to write a short story for... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-24

Short story 'newspaper' hits bookshops

The team behind the successful book Change the World for a Fiver has launched a free newspaper... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-16

News Corp. for First Time Details Tabloid Bribe for Story on Child Killer

News Corp. (NWSA) for the first time publicly detailed bribery by a journalist at its now-defunct News of the World, telling a court that a former editor agreed to pay a prison guard to get a story... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-12

New York Times publishes story investigated by Medill student journalists

Medill Watchdog | Poynter. – 2012-01-07

BBC Short Story Award to accept global entries in 2012

The BBC's award for short fiction is to turn international for one year to celebrate the... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-09

Santa story in first 3D e-book

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 07/11/2011 - 14:52 Digital publisher Andrews UK has released the first 3D video-supported e-book onto the market through Apple’s iBookstore. The... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-07

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

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... | Poynter. – 2011-11-03

Ebury to tell Spalls' sailing story

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 02/11/2011 - 08:23 Ebury has acquired a memoir written by Shane Spall, wife of actor Timothy Spall, describing their journeys on their boat The... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-02

Hornby calls for a nationwide network of story 'ministries'

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 08:10 Author Nick Hornby wants to establish a national network of story centres for children, following a successful first year for the... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-28

Waterstone's to publish short story prize anthology

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 08:30 Waterstone's is set to publish a print and e-book anthology to celebrate the shortlist for the 2012 Sunday Times EFG Private Bank... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-28

‘Write for us for no pay — but be sure to follow our guidelines!’

Romenesko+ Misc. Look at what you started, Huffington Post: Hi Jim, My name is Jeremy Vara, Public Relations Manager for Food & Drink Digital. We are seeking contributing authors for our website and... | Poynter. – 2011-10-25

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

@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.... | Poynter. – 2011-10-18

Guardian publishes upcoming story budgets, invites reader feedback

Guardian.co.uk The Guardian will publish “a carefully-selected portion” of its internal lists of upcoming story topics, inviting readers to get in touch with reporters or editors if they have... | Poynter. – 2011-10-11

Don't write off physical too early, trade warned

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-30

Bragg to judge Sunday Times short story prize

Publication Date: Mon, 26/09/2011 - 11:59 Broadcaster and author Melvyn Bragg is to join the judging panel for the Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award for a second year in a row. Bragg... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-26

Marian Keyes to write cookery for MJ spring list

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-23

New on the iPad: The Story of Business Intelligence

Mobile business intelligence app developer Roambi wants to marry the excitement of a magazine narrative with the dryness of business intelligence data on the iPad. The goal is to tell the story... | PC World – 2011-09-22

P D James to write Austen murder mystery

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-22

Philippa Gregory to write YA

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-15

Society of Authors to hold Short Story Tweetathon

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 14/09/2011 - 08:55 Authors including Neil Gaiman and Ian Rankin will collaborate with the public in a short story "Tweetathon" organised by the... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-14

McGregor and Hyland on BBC National Short Story Award

Publication Date: Mon, 12/09/2011 - 08:45 Stories from Jon McGregor and M J Hyland have been shortlisted for the sixth BBC National Short Story Award, announced on Friday evening (9th September) on... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-12

Five picked for BBC National Short Story Award

Publication Date: Fri, 09/09/2011 - 19:30 Stories from Jon McGregor and M J Hyland have been shortlisted for the sixth BBC National Short Story Award, announced this evening (9th September) on BBC... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-09

Dawn Porter to write for Hodder Children's Books

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-01

Edinburgh Book Festival to publish story collection

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 31/08/2011 - 14:45 The Edinburgh International Book Festival, Scottish indie Cargo and US publisher McSweeney's are to team up on a four-volume... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-31

Slaughter writes digital-only story to benefit libraries

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Mon, 22/08/2011 - 09:21 American crime writer Karin Slaughter has written a digital-only short story exclusive to Amazon, with all the proceeds going to... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-22

Dr Who's Sarah Jane to tell story for Aurum

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 18/08/2011 - 15:22 Aurum is publishing a memoir by the late actress Elisabeth Sladen, best known for her tole as Sarah Jane Smith in Doctor Who.... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-18

Greig to write Freud memoir

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,... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-18

'Reader's Digest' Wants Your Life Story in 150 Words or Less

Oh boy, do I have a contest for you long-winded Facebookers and personal bloggers. It's called, "Your Life: The Reader's Digest Version." The venerable magazine is willing to shell out $25,000 if you... | AdWeek – 2011-08-17

How to write faster.

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... | Slate – 2011-08-11

SoA takes short story campaign to BBC chief

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 04/08/2011 - 09:20 The Society of Authors, the Writers' Guild of Great Britain and actors' union Equity have jointly sent letters to both BBC... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-04

BBC in partial short story u-turn

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 28/07/2011 - 08:37 BBC Radio 4 seems to have performed a partial u-turn on its decision to cut the number of short stories it airs from three to one... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-28

Newsweek publishes some of Tim Hetherington’s final images from Libya

NewsweekNewsweek has published some of Tim Hetherington’s final photos taken before he and Chris Hondros were killed in April covering the civil war in Libya. In a short piece accompanying the 12... | Poynter. – 2011-07-27

Society of Authors short story petition gains 5,000 signatures

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 07:20 The Society of Authors' petition against the cuts to BBC Radio 4's short story programming has now amassed over 5,000... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-27

Reynolds to write new Doctor Who novel

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-21

This is how editors should write resignation letters

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... | Guardian – 2011-07-21

SoA urges BBC short story rethink

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 15:43 The Society of Authors has said it would be a "great shame" if the BBC goes ahead with its planned cuts to short story coverage on... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-19

iRiver Story HD: First Dedicated E-Reader for Google eBooks:

The launch of a $140 dedicated eBooks reader puts Google's store more directly in opposition to the Nook and Amazon's Kindle. The iRiver Story goes on sale July 17 at Target. | PC World – 2011-07-12

Media Decoder: Sheila Bair to Write Book on Financial Crisis

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. | The New York Times – 2011-07-11

NYT’s Stelter to write book about morning TV

Publishers Weekly | Poynter. – 2011-06-27

New York Times got Vargas’ illegal immigrant story after Washington Post passed on it

The Huffington Post / The New York Times Chris Suellentrop describes how The New York Times came to publish journalist Jose Antonio Vargas’ story revealing that he is an illegal immigrant. Vargas... | Poynter. – 2011-06-23

Digital economy or bust: the story of a new media startup – part 22

A surprise phone call rocks a life dominated by eating pizza and playing Libel in pantsAfter the excitement of Britain's Got Talent and the subsequent loss of Sam's car to the pound, this week was... | Guardian – 2011-06-13

When bad people write great books

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... | Salon.com – 2011-06-07

Why Columbus Dispatch didn’t use much of Sport Illustrated’s Tressel story

Columbus Dispatch The SI piece said many more than six Ohio State football players traded or sold memorabilia with local tattoo parlors. “Much of the story was known and previously published by The... | Poynter. – 2011-06-07

V. S. Naipaul says women can't write

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... | Salon.com – 2011-06-03

Aurum buys spy's story

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 24/05/2011 - 08:25 Sam Harrison at Aurum has bought a biography of Cold War spy George Blake by journalist Roger Hermiston. Harrison acquired UK... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-24

How citizen journalism can break a story

On Monday May 16 Blottr, a citizen and collaborative journalism site, broke the story about a bomb alert in London. As virtualeconomics.co.uk reported, the news was first tweeted early in the morning... | Editors Weblog – 2011-05-18

Why Fortune's Apple Story is AWOL From The Web – And Why You Can Buy It On Amazon [MediaMemo]

Last week Fortune published a deep dive into Apple, then made sure that many people who would care about it couldn't read it. It's an experiment. | AllThingsD – 2011-05-09

Taking months to polish a story will no longer be the norm at ‘Frontline’

Boston Globe “As we expand to a year-round series and publish on more platforms – print, broadcast, radio, online – it’s become a whole new game,” says executive producer David Fanning. Recently... | Poynter. – 2011-04-26

Tiger tale, Indo-Canadian story win BC Book Prizes

Established writers and first-timers alike were honoured at a Vancouver gala for the 27th annual BC Book Prizes Thursday night. | CBC – 2011-04-22

Helen Dunmore to write for Hammer

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-04-21

The Newsonomics of a Single Investigative Story

Ken Doctor looks into what it took to produce California Watch’s investigative series, “On Shaky Ground." | Editor & Publisher – 2011-04-21

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

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... | Poynter. – 2011-04-21

Spielberg to write for Palazzo retrospective

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-04-20

Sphere serves up Nadal life story

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 15:45 Sphere believes it has a smashing winner with the acquisition of the autobiography of Rafael Nadal, the Spanish tennis ace... | The Bookseller – 2011-04-11

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

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... | Guardian – 2011-04-05

Trinity Mirror - the positive, and surprising, side of the story

Is there a positive story to be told about Trinity Mirror? According to at least one stockbroking analyst, there are reasons for optimism about a company that has suffered a sudden plunge in its... | Guardian – 2011-03-25

Luke Johnson to write business advice for Portfolio

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-03-17

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

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. | The Independent – 2011-03-12

Bloomberg: the success story that keeps on growing?

In an industry that has been facing several setbacks in the past years, Bloomberg News stands out, as the American Journalism Review notes. While many news media outlets are downsizing and trying to... | Editors Weblog – 2011-03-02

Digital economy or bust: the story of a new media startup – part eight

A free office courtesy of Channel 8 – with one catch, the only way is EssexI still have little idea how Sam had got us into Rupert Sawyer's office – it seems he has some connections beyond the... | Guardian – 2011-02-28

Challenges for foreign journalists in Libya

The US State Department has warned journalists that going into Libya is extremely hazardous, as those reporters who have already entered the country illegally are now being considered Al Qaida... | Editors Weblog – 2011-02-25

Libya calls western journalists 'outlaws'

Warning made as reporters enter Libya through eastern border with Egypt as Muammar Gaddafi loses grip on countryJournalists from the BBC, CNN and other western media who have entered Libya will be... | Guardian – 2011-02-23

Mantel on Sunday Times short story longlist

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 21/02/2011 - 08:40 Man Booker winner Hilary Mantel and Susan Hill are among the writers longlisted for the £30,000 Sunday Times EFG Private Bank... | The Bookseller – 2011-02-21

Digital or bust: the story of a new media startup

Sam's appearance on Sky News wins the site a few new friends, but our publicity coup fails to impress Mrs TVIt's amazing how quickly people take you seriously when they can actually see the stories... | Guardian – 2011-02-14

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

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. | The Independent – 2011-02-12

Apple's modern success story began with four investments made 10 years ago

By Joe Wilcox, Betanews Apple executive briefing at first Apple retail store, May 2001.Ten years ago -- that's right, 2001 -- Apple made four investments that bore fruit in a 21st-century success... | Betanews – 2011-02-03

The story behind Wikileaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy - video

The Guardian's Alan Rusbridger, David Leigh and Luke Harding on the book that charts Julian Assange and WikiLeaks' transformation from rebel hackers to global celebrities Alan RusbridgerDavid... | Guardian – 2011-01-31

Eric Carle to write first book in four years for Puffin

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-01-28

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

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... | Slate – 2011-01-23

Author Yiyun Li shortlisted for Story Prize

Noted Chinese-American author Yiyun Li's collection Gold Boy, Emerald Girl will vie for the $20,000 US Story Prize, the annual literary honour celebrating short fiction. | CBC – 2011-01-10

Village Voice Retracts Columbia J. School Student's Story With Made-Up Sources

Tough week at the Voice. | The New York Observer – 2011-01-07

Faber buys 'haunting, powerful' short story collection

Faber has acquired a debut collection of... | The Bookseller – 2011-01-04

Assange to write memoir: report

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. | CBC – 2010-12-22

Baseball card-obsessed author tells his story

Chicago-based author Josh Wilker's memoir 'Cardboard Gods' tells his story with baseball cards as his frame of reference. And so our story will be told that way too. Joshua Andrew Wilker | Yahoo – 2010-07-28

Elizabeth Gilbert's hubby won't publish his version of 'Eat Pray Love' story

There will not be a male version of "Eat Pray Love" from Michael Cooper, the ex- husband of "Love" author Elizabeth Gilbert. She dumped Cooper... | Yahoo – 2010-07-21

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

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... | Yahoo – 2010-07-21

Jennifer Salt: The Story Behind the Writer

Jennifer Salt, actress-turned-writer, worked on the film “Eat, Pray, Love.” | Yahoo – 2010-07-21

Avoiding Divorce: One Writer's Story

A Montana writer's husband said he was leaving, but she saw another way out. | Newsweek – 2010-03-29

New Zealand writer wins British short story prize

AP - New Zealand poet and novelist CK Stead was awarded a 25,000 ($37,250) prize for a short story Friday. | AP – 2010-03-26

New Zealand's C.K. Stead wins short story award

Reuters - New Zealand writer Christian Karlson Stead has won the Sunday Times EFG Private Bank short story award, competition organizers said on Friday. | Reuters – 2010-03-26

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

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... | Independent – 2010-03-14

Ky-Mani Marley says book distorts his story as Bob Marley's illegitimate son

MIAMI -- A son of Bob Marley has written his memoir, an arresting narrative about life as the exiled child of a musical and social icon. | Washington Post – 2010-03-14

Hilary Duff to write young adult book series

AP - Welcome the latest celebrity children's author, Hilary Duff. | AP – 2010-03-09

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

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... | The Huffington Post – 2010-03-08

Mueenuddin Wins $20K Story Prize

Pakistani-American author Daniyal Mueenuddin has been awarded the $20,000 Story Prize for his... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-04

Author Mueenuddin wins Story Prize for short fiction

Reuters - Writer Daniyal Mueenuddin has won the Story Prize for short fiction for "In Other Rooms, Other Wonders," a compendium of eight interconnected short stories set in the 1980s amid feudal... | Reuters – 2010-03-04

The Story of Mort Zuckerman, Vanity Publisher and Would-be Senator [Field Guide]

# fieldguide Real estate magnate and publisher Mort Zuckerman , the subject of a profile in today's Politico , is meeting with New York Republicans as he prepares himself for a Senate run. What do... | Gawker – 2010-03-02

Random House Establishes Group to Write Video Game Story Content

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... | 1up.com – 2010-03-01

Salman Rushdie to write book about decade in hiding

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,... | USA Today – 2010-02-24

Simon & Schuster acquires cat's own story

Simon & Schuster has acquired the true-life... | The Book Seller – 2010-02-10

Libya 'must halt web crackdown'

Libya must stop cracking down on opposition websites and other site like YouTube, Human Rights Watch says. | BBC – 2010-02-04

Magazine to Run Previously Unpublished Short Story by Mark Twain

A previously unpublished short story by Samuel Langhorne Clemens, who wrote under the pen name of Mark Twain, will come out next week, nearly 99 years after his death. Twain's short story, "The... | The Online NewsHour – 2009-03-12

Things to Do While the Economy Sucks: Write That Book

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... | Blogcritics.org – 2009-03-11

A Story of a Teenager’s Suicide Quietly Becomes a Best Seller

“Thirteen Reasons Why” has remained in hardcover, with word of mouth and the author’s appearances fueling sales. | New York Times – 2009-03-10

Tobias Wolff wins Story Prize for short fiction

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Author Tobias Wolff won the annual Story Prize for short fiction on Wednesday for "Our Story Begins," a compendium of some two dozen short stories including 10 never-before... | Reuters – 2009-03-04

Publicist: Ousted Illinois governor to write book

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... | AP via Yahoo! News – 2009-03-03

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