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HP Lovecraft: the writer out of time | The Guardian

John Green: ‘Penguin has emerged as the most effective publishing house in YA’ | GalleyCat

Donaldson: media ignores children’s books | The Bookseller

CRIMEFEST Awards 2013 Announced | Crimefest

The Women’s Prize For Fiction Announces New Headline Sponsor

Blackman named Children’s Laureate | The Bookseller

French Minister Hits at Amazon ‘Dumping’ | CNBC

Word Up Community Bookshop Signs Lease | Publishers Weekly

Ebooks Still Lack a Category Defining Storytelling Experience | Publishing Perspectives

Guy Kawasaki Makes the Case for Self-Publishing | Publishers Weekly

London zoo in poetry: the lovable slender loris – audio slideshow | The Guardian

China approves Penguin-Random House merger | Yahoo! News

Tom Sharpe, British comic novelist, dies age 85 | The Guardian

Martin Arnold, Former Journalist at New York Times, Dies at 84 | The New York Times

AM Homes wins women’s prize for fiction | The Guardian

BitLit Aims to Bundle eBooks With Print For Readers That Want Both | AppNewser

HarperCollins Launches Book Software Development Contest, Building on Success of Hackathon | Digital Book World

ETMCA Hides Fragments of Painted Poem in Bookstores | GalleyCat

Barnes & Noble Follows Kindle Singles With Nook Snaps | Digital Book World

John Green: why I’ll never self-publish | The Guardian

Advice for Writers

SEO Tips: 5 Ways To Increase A Writer’s Googleability | Huffington Post

Never tell people what your book is about | Joe Wikert’s Digital Content Strategies

How to Create a Style Sheet for Your Manuscript | Rachelle Gardner

Malorie Blackman: How do you structure a story? | The Guardian

How Bestselling Authors Use Email To Interact with Readers | GalleyCat


New Literary Agent Alert: Jamie Bodnar Drowley of Inklings Literary

Poetry Publishers

Regular Poetry Events (UK)

Writing Retreats

Literary/Arts Festivals (UK)

HC runs digital innovation contest | The Bookseller

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