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'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

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

Sky's Crawford to write Libya story

HarperCollins has acquired an account of this year's Libyan conflict by Sky News reporter... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-16

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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... | – 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... | – 2011-06-03

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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... | – 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

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... | – 2009-03-11

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

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

Cablevision Systems says its loss widened during the fourth quarter due to a hefty write-down on the value of its Newsday newspaper. | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-26

Shales and Miller to Write ESPN Book

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. | Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-26

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

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... | Editor & Publisher – 2009-02-13

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

The media company reported a fourth-quarter loss, hurt by a $24.2 billion write-down for its cable, publishing and AOL assets. | New York Times – 2009-02-05

Publicist: Patrick Swayze to write book with wife

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. | USA Today – 2009-02-05

After the affair: Elizabeth Edwards set to write book

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. | New York Daily News – 2009-02-04

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

Stephen King’s opinion may drive a stake through the heart of “Twilight” author Stephenie Meyer. | MSNBC – 2009-02-03

Students write, publish their own books

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... | The Christian Science Monitor – 2008-12-16

Ex-NY Gov Spitzer to write column for

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 about the... | Reuters – 2008-12-04

What we write about when we write about sportswriting

Even though publishers are reluctant to commission minority interest sport books, there are some real hidden gems on offer | Guardian – 2008-10-08

Baldwin promotes the book he didn't want to write

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. | – 2008-09-24

Write Your Novel at WEbook [Writing]

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... | Lifehacker – 2008-09-21

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

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

Telegraph signs Alexander McCall Smith to write serialised novel will publish the first of 100 successive episodes of Alexander McCall Smith's new novel, Corduroy Mansions, on Monday. By Oliver Luft | Guardian – 2008-09-12

Delia Smith to write Telegraph column

Telegraph Media Group has signed Delia Smith to write a weekly food column for the Telegraph Magazine. By Oliver Luft | Guardian – 2008-09-12

Want to write a book? Begin with the basics

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... | BizJournals – 2008-09-01

'Retired' Robert Novak Will Continue to Write Occasional Columns

Robert Novak, who announced his retirement earlier this month after being diagnosed with a brain tumor, will still write occasional columns. | Editor And Publisher – 2008-08-27

DealBook: Google May Write Down AOL Investment

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 York Times – 2008-08-08

New Way to Write & Publish Online

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, a unique website... | Centre Daily Times – 2008-08-05

Rushdie 'may write book on fatwa'

Sir Salman Rushdie says he may write a book about the fatwa imposed on after the publictation of The Satanic Verses. | BBC News – 2008-07-29

Rushdie to write book for children

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. | Hindustan Times – 2008-07-11

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

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... | – 2008-07-10

Abbott to write book about 'big issues'

Outspoken former Howard government minister Tony Abbott will write a book about the future of conservative politics. | The West Australian – 2008-07-09

Abbott to write book about politics

Federal Opposition frontbencher Tony Abbott is to write a book about the future of conservative politics in Australia. | Australian Broadcasting Corporation – 2008-07-09

Former Politico reporter to write tell-all novel

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... | Poynter. – 2012-02-15

Tom Sizemore to write memoir of drug addiction and recovery

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... | Chicago Tribune – 2011-12-13

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

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. | The Wall Street Journal – 2012-02-24

Retirement Community Residents Write Surprise WWII Hit

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... | Publishers Weekly – 2012-03-05

Picoult to write YA for Hodder

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired a YA title by bestselling author Jodi Picoult and her teenage... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-06

Toni Morrison tells Ohioans she won't write memoir

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." | Yahoo! News – 2012-03-15

McFly duo write children's book

Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter from McFly sign a publishing deal to produce two children's picture books. | BBC – 2012-03-15

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

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,... | Poynter. – 2012-03-23

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

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... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-04-05

How to Write A Killer Book Proposal

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. | Media Bistro – 2012-04-09

Boyd to write next Bond novel

Novelist William Boyd is to write the next James Bond book, with 007 set to return to a 1960s... | The Bookseller – 2012-04-12

To live and write in L.A.

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... | Los Angeles Times – 2012-04-22

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

A dozen books a year? Some writers are accelerating the pace in this brave new world of e-books. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-05-15

AUDIO: How do you write about sex?

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... | BBC News – 2012-07-06

Gabriel Garcia Marquez unable to write, brother says

Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez is suffering from dementia, which has made him unable to write, his brother says. | Los Angeles Times – 2012-07-11

Gabriel García Márquez may never write again

The Nobel Prize-winning author's brother says the effects of dementia mean Márquez may be unable to write. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-07-11

How to Write a Bestselling Business Book

The seven habits of highly prolific self-promoters | BusinessWeek – 2012-07-20

Jess Walter: Write what you want to read

Walter's latest offering, "Beautiful Ruins," is the result of a novelist working at the height of his powers | – 2012-07-29

News Corp. Loss Reflects Write-Down

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. | The Wall Street Journal – 2012-08-09

Billy Crystal to write comedic memoir on life, old age

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... | Yahoo! News – 2012-08-09

How to write a bad review

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 | – 2012-08-18

Olympic medalist Alex Morgan to write young adult series

Alex Morgan, soccer star on the US Olympic team will write a soccer series targeted at middle school girls.  | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-08-22

Can a White Author Write Black Characters?

When a man routinely hailed as one of America’s “greatest living writers” publishes a new novel, one hardly expects it to draw reviews posing questions along the lines of “Can he do it? Can... | Slate – 2012-09-19

What Women Write About When They Write About Drinking

Drinking Diaries is an essay collection based on the blog of the same name started by Leah Odze Epstein and Caren Osten Gerszberg in 2009. The common thread for the stories within... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-09-26

J.K. Rowling might write “director’s cut” of Harry Potter

Rowling says that some of the "Potter" characters "needed another year" | – 2012-09-27

Rowling to write more kids' books

Author JK Rowling has promised fans that her next published book will be for children. | BBC – 2012-10-07

Everyday I Write the Book - today it's published

Today I am a published author. My book - my first book - On Song, has been published by Penguin. It is in stores and at your mercy. The book will make a great Christmas gift for many. Some reviewers... | Stuff – 2012-10-24

Herman Cain’s former lover to write a tell-all book about their 13-year affair

Ginger White continues to campaign against the eccentric politician | – 2012-10-24

Elie Wiesel to write book with Barack Obama

The Nobel Prize–winning author and Holocaust survivor talks about his friendship with the president | – 2012-11-03

YA Author says, “Pair of Pants Inspired Me to Write About Congo”

Eliot Schrefer reveals all about his NBA nominated Congo-based novel Endangered. He'll be a featured speaker at PP's YA: What's Next? conference on Nov. 28. | Publishing Perspectives – 2012-11-19

Eoin Colfer to write Dr Who story for Puffin

Eoin Colfer has been named as the author of the first of Puffin's eleven Dr Who short stories... | The Bookseller – 2013-01-07

This Is How You Write a Memoir

There has lately been a rising backlash against the ubiquity of personal writing. Hamilton Nolan’s anti-confessional diatribe in Gawker claims that journalism students are now taught only to write... | Slate – 2013-01-09

How to write a novel

I've read a lot of tips on how it's done but I'm still not sure how to do it myself | – 2013-02-13

David Axelrod to write a memoir

Barack Obama's former political strategist will write about his career and relationships with other politicians | – 2013-04-09

Book Talk: Tragedy prompted author to write novel in six weeks

By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Elise is a single mother whose only child is killed in a sudden freak accident. Distraught, she at first wants to join her son - but then realizes she must stay alive... | Yahoo! News – 2013-04-11

How To Write Books for Kids

In this encore edition of the Morning Media Menu, we spoke with children's book author Dashka Slater about her new picture book, Dangerously Ever After. Slater explained how she transitioned from... | Media Bistro – 2013-05-03

Should We Trust Computers to Write for Us?

Software exists that promises to assist you in finishing your novel, or when it comes to nonfiction, to literally write for you. Should we trust it? | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-05-07

Jonathan Franzen to Frank Bruni: “Strong numbers” of women write books

The novelist wrote an abrupt letter to the Times saying that sexism is worse in theater than it is in publishing | – 2013-06-15

Attention young bookworms: Be a critic with the Read and Write summer book program

Be a critic with the Read and Write summer book programIt's summertime, and school's out. It's time to kick off your shoes, settle into a relaxing place and read the day away. Then, be a critic. Tell... | Chicago Tribune – 2012-07-02

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