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Could serialized pulp novels actually be the wave of the (retro) future? - io9

Could serialized pulp novels actually be the wave of the (retro) future? - io9 | Deborah | Scoop.it
Could serialized pulp novels actually be the wave of the (retro) future?
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Could serialized pulp novels actually be the wave of the (retro) future? Back in the day, all the best writers were doing serialized work, like Dickens.
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Four Unexpected Benefits of Social Networking

Four Unexpected Benefits of Social Networking | Deborah | Scoop.it
We started out this blog series talking about how it’s a truly social web out there. No one can argue that. People are flocking to Facebook (a billion active monthly users) and are spending a large...
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The 25 Comic Books You Need To Read Before You Die - Complex.com (blog)

The 25 Comic Books You Need To Read Before You Die - Complex.com (blog) | Deborah | Scoop.it
The 25 Comic Books You Need To Read Before You Die
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With all of the comic book properties invading TV and movies over the last decade, it's easy to want to jump headfirst into the medium and read everything within grabbing distance.
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Famous Authors’ Harshest Rejection Letters

Famous Authors’ Harshest Rejection Letters | Deborah | Scoop.it
It’s hard to imagine that the definitive icons of literature could have been subject to the same iciness of the high-gated publishing-house “no” machines that we know all too well... (You aren't the only one who has to deal with rejection.
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Librarians see many endings to stories of overdue books - Press Herald

Librarians see many endings to stories of overdue books - Press Herald | Deborah | Scoop.it
Press Herald Librarians see many endings to stories of overdue books Press Herald Most people know the sense of shame that comes from borrowing a book, watching the due date slip past, and being left with a hardcover packet of guilt sitting on the...
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I Have Chosen to Chance the Rapids: Taking My Writing Full-Time - Houston Chronicle (blog)

I Have Chosen to Chance the Rapids: Taking My Writing Full-Time - Houston Chronicle (blog) | Deborah | Scoop.it
I Have Chosen to Chance the Rapids: Taking My Writing Full-Time Houston Chronicle (blog) Some of these actions included daring to declare on my home office whiteboard in tangerine-orange marker “I am a freelance writer/blogger”, emailing other...
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10 Best-Selling Novels and the Directors Who Should Adapt Them ...

10 Best-Selling Novels and the Directors Who Should Adapt Them ... | Deborah | Scoop.it
Yesterday, we heard that David Fincher, director of Fight Club and The Social Network (among numerous other things), is considering signing on to direct the adaptation of Gone Girl, the thriller that took this year's book world ...
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Science Fiction Authors On The Books They Wish They'd Written ...

Science Fiction Authors On The Books They Wish They'd Written ... | Deborah | Scoop.it
Science Fiction Authors On The Books They Wish They'd Written. Date: Jan 23, 2013 | Author: David Wharton | Category: Sci-Fi. Books. It's a phenomenon well known to writers and other creative types. You have an idea clattering around in ...
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Writing, Illustrating And Marketing Books For Kids With Katie Davis

Writing, Illustrating And Marketing Books For Kids With Katie Davis | Deborah | Scoop.it
While adult narrative fiction moves easily into the digital environment, children's books are a different challenge.
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Writing Book Diet? | A Rich, Full Life In Spite of It

Writing Book Diet? | A Rich, Full Life In Spite of It | Deborah | Scoop.it
Chris Brogan had an interesting idea recently to go on a three book diet for the year. The idea was simple and appealing; commit to three books for the entire year, read and re-read them, and try to really get … Continue ...
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10 Secrets of Professional Writers Every Blogger Should Know - Business 2 Community (blog)

10 Secrets of Professional Writers Every Blogger Should Know - Business 2 Community (blog) | Deborah | Scoop.it
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We all know good writing when we see it and we cringe when we see terrible writing.
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Writing letters to complete strangers can make the world a better place - The Guardian (blog)

Writing letters to complete strangers can make the world a better place - The Guardian (blog) | Deborah | Scoop.it
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Writing letters to complete strangers can make the world a better place
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When 24-year-old Hannah Brencher moved to New York after college, she was hit by depression and overwhelming loneliness.
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Adorable Letters from Famous Authors to Their Children – Flavorwire

Adorable Letters from Famous Authors to Their Children – Flavorwire | Deborah | Scoop.it
We've already put together a collection of authors' letters to their young fans, but this week, we spotted this wonderful letter from Sherwood Anderson to his son over at Brain Pickings, and we were inspired to dig a little further ...
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3 Productivity-Boosting Approaches and Tools to Streamline Your Social Networking

3 Productivity-Boosting Approaches and Tools to Streamline Your Social Networking | Deborah | Scoop.it
Earlier in this blog post series, we talked about how each social network is just a little bit different and our approach to each one should be carefully crafted. At the time, I cautioned against...
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Amelia Bedelia Turns 50 - ABC News

Amelia Bedelia Turns 50 - ABC News | Deborah | Scoop.it
ABC News Amelia Bedelia Turns 50 ABC News The late author Peggy Parish wrote the first Amelia Bedelia book in 1963, eventually writing a dozen picture stories that chronicled the house maid's penchant for literal interpretation, such as sketching...
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10 Movies That Make Writing Look Incredibly Dangerous – Flavorwire

10 Movies That Make Writing Look Incredibly Dangerous – Flavorwire | Deborah | Scoop.it
The life of a writer isn't traditionally exciting. It involves a lot of sitting alone in a room for hours with a computer, staring at walls to find the profound, and training for the day procrastinating will become an Olympic event.
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New photos, videos and app shed fresh light on Anne Frank's family life

New photos, videos and app shed fresh light on Anne Frank's family life | Deborah | Scoop.it
Archive documents, photos and video footage are released to the public for the first time in digital edition of Anne's diary (RT @pageturner: A new digital edition of Anne Frank’s diary includes formerly unreleased photos, video footage, and...
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New study shows that graphic novels really do help people learn

New study shows that graphic novels really do help people learn | Deborah | Scoop.it
If there's one trend we've noticed growing over the years its the use of graphic novels as teaching tools—on the must basic level, comics are now recognized as a way to get reluctant readers to get started reading.
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10 Curious Facts About Your Favorite Childhood Authors - Huffington Post

10 Curious Facts About Your Favorite Childhood Authors - Huffington Post | Deborah | Scoop.it
10 Curious Facts About Your Favorite Childhood Authors
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Childhood authors aways hold a special place in our heart. We even tend to idolise them. In this list we look at ten of the best and uncover some little known facts.
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Writing Contest: Who Can Craft The Best Flash Fiction In One Tweet ...

Writing Contest: Who Can Craft The Best Flash Fiction In One Tweet ... | Deborah | Scoop.it
We know there are many, many writers on Twitter, so this should be fun. We want to see who can come up with the best piece of flash fiction in one tweet – and we'll then highlight that winner in an upcoming post.
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Victorian Divorce Scandals Released On UK Genealogy Website - Huffington Post

Victorian Divorce Scandals Released On UK Genealogy Website - Huffington Post | Deborah | Scoop.it
Victorian Divorce Scandals Released On UK Genealogy Website Huffington Post British genealogical website Ancestry.co.uk said on Tuesday it has put the transcripts of thousands of Victorian divorce proceedings online, which reveal the racy details...
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Now that's a wall of books

Now that's a wall of books | Deborah | Scoop.it
Circle City Books in Pittsboro, N.C., has just completed an eye-catching mural: a side of a building covered in books. Huge, oversize books, with titles that even this myopic passerby could read.
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4 Benefits of Writing by Hand | Mental Floss

4 Benefits of Writing by Hand | Mental Floss | Deborah | Scoop.it
By Chris Gayomali. Like millions of other people who have spent the better part of the past decade tapping at a keyboard, swiping various screens, and staring into a monitor of one kind or another, my handwriting has slowly ...
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Moar Kipling: The Cat that Walked by Himself, now with added biology

Moar Kipling: The Cat that Walked by Himself, now with added biology | Deborah | Scoop.it
Just So Science” on BBC Radio 4 has taken some of Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories and biologized them—interviewing experts on animal behavior to provide a gloss on Kipling's descriptions. The latest BBC segment, ...
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11 Authors Who Hated the Movie Versions of Their Books | Mental ...

11 Authors Who Hated the Movie Versions of Their Books | Mental ... | Deborah | Scoop.it
Some of the most beloved movies ever were based on books. But just because we loved them doesn't mean the original author.
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