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What’s been on the Virtual Writers, Inc. radar this week?

Top Women Science Fiction Writers | For Books’ Sake http://ow.ly/1WqIsb

Yahoo to buy Tumblr for $1.1bn | BBC News http://ow.ly/1WrZSe

Girl Scouts fight proposed sale of Boerum Hill library branch where they hold meetings | NY Daily News http://ow.ly/1Ws0eV

Book seller Sarah McNally writes her own business rule book | CBC News http://ow.ly/1Ws0pr

Million Pound Mum series for Accent | The Bookseller http://ow.ly/1Ws1jb

Literary Agent Misconceptions | Carly Watters, Literary Agent http://ow.ly/lcvKf

Five out of ten of last year’s bestsellers were whodunits. Ian Rankin reveals how to write your own | Daily Mail http://ow.ly/1Ws1Ys

Daunt: restructure ‘not primarily about costs’ | The Bookseller http://ow.ly/leUMe

Dan Brown on ‘hurtful’ reviews and saving the world | BBC News http://ow.ly/leUVE

Urban Dictionary Finds a Place in the Courtroom | http://NYTimes.com http://ow.ly/leV8L

Beware of book blurbs | http://Salon.com http://ow.ly/leVoD

Barefoot Books Stops Selling to Amazon | Publishers Weekly http://ow.ly/lgfVu

Digital leap at Bloomsbury | The Bookseller http://ow.ly/leVxs

Children’s press Firefly to launch at Hay | The Bookseller http://ow.ly/leVHb

Which five authors are in running for the 2013 Nobel prize? | The Guardian http://ow.ly/leVOt

Map­ping the Paths to Publishing | Publishing Perspectives http://ow.ly/leWaM

Teenage Tweetland: YA authors and publishers reach out to young readers | Publishers Weekly http://ow.ly/lhqEL

Another plagiarism scandal hits poetry community | The Guardian http://ow.ly/lhrQL

Amazon licenses fan fiction ebooks | The Guardian http://ow.ly/lk4di

Lydia Davis Wins £60,000 Man Booker International Prize | GalleyCat http://ow.ly/lk4n9

Your Quick Guide to BEA | Publishers Lunch http://ow.ly/lk6cF

Simon & Schuster Partners to Create Shakespeare Apps http://ow.ly/lk6pN

Children’s Books From Page To Screen At The National Media Museum| booktrade.info http://ow.ly/lk74U

The Next Big Thing: Business Development in Publishing | Publishing Trends http://ow.ly/lmgfT

Bloomsbury launches e-book only imprint | The Bookseller http://ow.ly/lmgBB

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