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  • ‘I do think that sometimes the seed that sets you off on the process of writing a novel can have been around for many years, even decades, before it actually - for some mysterious reason - comes to fruition .

New information revealed by The Insights People at the London Book Fair shows that reading is the most popular hobby amongst teenage girls. Girls aged 13-18 have named reading as their favourite hobby, followed by swimming, listening to music, and dancing.

Three authors of middle grade and young adult titles transformed a panel discussion into a master class on how reality finds its way into fiction, during a wide-ranging conversation hosted by Children's Books Boston on March 12 at Simmons University.

Link: Telling the Faber story 18 March 2019

Toby Faber on the pleasures and surprises of writing the history of the firm founded by his grandfather

In January 2017, I succumbed to a long-standing temptation and decided to pitch a history of Faber & Faber.

 

Link: Holding their attention 18 March 2019

While times have been upbeat in the book world, with almost universal good results for publishers, the same cannot be said of news media, and in particular digital news media. Whereas a few years ago startup news companies, backed by aggressive venture capital and touting technologically turbo-...

In 2013, at an age past which most people live, W.S. Merwin published three books. One of them was a 1,500-page Collected Poems with Library of America, which even as it landed was out of date. A new volume was already scheduled for 2015. Others would follow.

AA Dhand sits at a table in the balcony cafe at Bradford's magnificent old Wool Exchange and points to the spot where his latest victim was found.

She was hanged in a particularly grisly fashion from a ledge below the hammer-beam roof, suspended between two grand granite pillars.

Link: DIY: Print-on-Demand 101 18 March 2019

E-books may be the future of publishing, but print editions continue to make up a large portion of book sales, and, for many indie authors, printing remains a crucial aspect of the self-publishing process.

Brexit has loomed large over the last three London Book FairsInternational Book Fair Information, the focus of numerous panels and programs. But...

Rachel Hecht Children's Scouting

Commentary: 'The seed that sets you off' 18 March 2019

‘I do think that sometimes the seed that sets you off on the process of writing a novel can have been around for many years, even decades, before it actually - for some mysterious reason - comes to fruition . I think it's almost a good sign if an idea has been fermenting for quite a long time in...

Creating compelling content that attracts and engages clients, potential customers and peers is one of the best ways to illustrate your brand and generate leads that result in the future expansion of your goals. Though creating content is not a new concept, you do need to explore opportunities...

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