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The August Magazine linked to some great articles: Ray Bradbury's greatest writing advice, Six Great Blogs, Everyone Needs a Editor and How to Blog a Book of Poetry.

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Commentary: A ghost writer on ghostwriting 15 October 2018

'So, true story... I was asked once during a Q&A session whether I would use a ghostwriter to write my own memoir. Ha ha ha, everyone in the room laughed. Funny question. ‘But really... would you?' my questioner insisted.

Whats new: 8 October 2018 - What's new 8 October 2018
  • ‘I have always loved reading, but when I was at school, especially in primary school, I didn't realise that I did. The reason for this was that what seemed to count as ‘reading' was, in fact, something much more specific: reading meant fiction, and it meant chapter books. To read a book...

With ‘many more tie-ups and collaborations between English and Indian-language publishers,' Taylor & Francis' Nitasha Devasar reports that India's book market today is in fast, positive evolution.

Barbara Kingsolver says that people often get her titles wrong. "Once a TV interviewer asked me how writing The Beans of Egypt, Maine has affected my life," she recalls. "I was able to say honestly, ‘Not at all!' " That's of course because the interviewer mistook Kingsolver's 1988 novel The Bean...

I'm an accidental ghostwriter and it's all Paul Howard's fault. My friend Paul, the Ross O'Carroll Kelly creator, had interviewed racing driver Rosemary Smith, during research for his excellent book on Tara Browne, I Read the News Today, Oh Boy.

In her remarks at the 2018 Frankfurt Book FairWorld's largest trade fair for books; held annually mid-October at Frankfurt Trade Fair, Germany; First three days exclusively for trade visitors;...

Research data from 160,000 adults in 31 countries concludes that a sizeable home library gave teen school leavers skills equivalent to university graduates who didn't read

The number of self-published books topped the 1 million mark for the first time in 2017, according to Bowker's annual report on the number of ISBNs that were issued to self-published authors. The total number of ISBNs issued last year rose 28% over 2016, to 1,009,188.

Rows, gaffes and disdainful speeches - the Booker prize has always been in the news. But now, a creeping sense of bad decision-making is undermining its cachet.

In the winter of 2010, inspired by Elmore Leonard's 10 rules of writing published in The New York Times nearly a decade earlier, The Guardian reached out to some of today's most celebrated authors and asked them to each offer his or her rules.

Commentary: 'All reading is good reading' 8 October 2018

‘I have always loved reading, but when I was at school, especially in primary school, I didn't realise that I did. The reason for this was that what seemed to count as ‘reading' was, in fact, something much more specific: reading meant fiction, and it meant chapter books. To read a book also...

Whats new: 1 October 2018 - What's new 1 October 2018
  • ‘One of the great joys of being an editor is sharing your enthusiasm with colleagues and seeing others really get behind a project, so I suppose that's a strength - feeling that I'm able to gather a team around a book so that it might be published in the best possible way.

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