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Booker winner Hilary Mantel shortlisted for best novel in Costa Book Awards

Booker winner Hilary Mantel shortlisted for best novel in Costa Book Awards | JCSaunders | Scoop.it
The Costa Book Award shortlists, announced this morning, are for the most enjoyable books in five categories: first novel, novel, biography, poetry and childrens book (RT @WritingMagazine: Costa Book Awards shortlists announced, with Hilary Mantel...
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Social Marketing: Listen and Understand, Says Marketer and Author Kent Huffman | Social Media Today

Social Marketing: Listen and Understand, Says Marketer and Author Kent Huffman | Social Media Today | JCSaunders | Scoop.it
What are the most important social media marketing skills that graduating college students need to understand?
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Overdue Book Returned 78 Years Late - Americana Exchange

Overdue Book Returned 78 Years Late - Americana Exchange | JCSaunders | Scoop.it
Americana ExchangeOverdue Book Returned 78 Years LateAmericana ExchangeA few weeks back, the Chicago Public Library announced an amnesty on fines for overdue library books.
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It’s all in the name for author Benjamin - Books - Yorkshire Post

It’s all in the name for author Benjamin - Books - Yorkshire Post | JCSaunders | Scoop.it
Although not a first-time author, Benjamin Myers' latest book is the first he's written under his full name.
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10 Writing Myths | WritersDigest.com

10 Writing Myths | WritersDigest.com | JCSaunders | Scoop.it
I read every “how to write” book I found, every writing magazine, every article on authors I could find. I loved hearing about how they did what they did. And still, I didn’t have a clue about how things worked in this business.
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Paul Fussell, Literary Scholar and Critic, Is Dead at 88

Paul Fussell, Literary Scholar and Critic, Is Dead at 88 | JCSaunders | Scoop.it
Mr. Fussell, a wide-ranging author, may be best remembered for “The Great War and Modern Memory,” his study of World War I and the influence of its horrors on art and literature.
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Celebrating Indie Writers Everywhere

Celebrating Indie Writers Everywhere | JCSaunders | Scoop.it
Author Sheila Callaham breaks one of the golden rules of publishing and couldn't be happier. (Who made this #rule up anyway?
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Shortlist Announced For The DSC Prize For South Asian Literature 2013 - Booktrade.info

Shortlist Announced For The DSC Prize For South Asian Literature 2013Booktrade.infoAt a gathering of leading publishers, writers and cultural leaders at London's May Fair Hotel on the evening of Tuesday 20th November 2012, the shortlist for the...
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Rushdie out of hiding, facing the changed world - TVNZ

Rushdie out of hiding, facing the changed world - TVNZ | JCSaunders | Scoop.it
Rushdie out of hiding, facing the changed worldTVNZSalman Rushdie believes literature has lost much of its influence in the West, and movie stars like George Clooney and Angelina Jolie have taken the place of Susan Sontag and Norman Mailer when it...
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7 Things I’ve Learned So Far, by Melanie Gideon | WritersDigest.com

7 Things I’ve Learned So Far, by Melanie Gideon | WritersDigest.com | JCSaunders | Scoop.it
1. Don’t Google yourself. It can only lead to heartbreak. If you simply must know what’s being said about you and your work in the blogosphere, get a friend or spouse or sibling to do periodic Google searches for you.
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Mastering Your Author Headshot with Photographer Ken Dapper

Mastering Your Author Headshot with Photographer Ken Dapper | JCSaunders | Scoop.it
If a picture is worth a thousand words, what does your headshot say about you? If you don’t have one, I recommend it. Here’s why. Most of us know the value of showing more often than...
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Stop the press: half of self-published authors earn less than $500

Stop the press: half of self-published authors earn less than $500 | JCSaunders | Scoop.it
Comprehensive survey of DIY writers suggests that despite a few high-profile successes most authors struggle to sell (Stop the press: half of self-published authors earn less than $500 http://t.co/8MViqidA...
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