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dale-estey's picture
Nov.23.2010
What the Children Knew  Günter Grass is still reckoning with the past in his fictional memoir. By Adam Kirsch "The children must never find out about what their father has suppressed," writes Günter Grass in The Box: Tales From the Darkroom, his new memoir in the form of a novel. "...
adele-annesi's picture
Nov.19.2010
Former Fortune 40 exec Garrett Miller talks about the impetus for his new book, Hire on a WHIM: The Four Qualities that Make for Great Employees, on the qualities every job candidate must have and every hiring manager must look for. Read Garrett's surprising take on what pushed him to write and...
dale-estey's picture
Nov.17.2010
 The following is a response I had to the blog I posted about Borders Book Stores embracing the internet. Glenn Murray is the co-author of Walter The Farting Dog. Though we both happen to have written about a dog, the resemblance to our books ends there. I have read about how important it is for an...
joslyn-corvis's picture
Nov.16.2010
I'm a big believer in names. There is strength in a name. Sometimes weakness. And sometimes we give attributes to people just judging them by their names. Before I get into my favorite character's name, I would like to illustrate the point to show why this character's name is so special to me....
dale-estey's picture
Nov.14.2010
  Video: Behind The Scenes Of Lotus' Metamorphosis By Nelson IresonCall it psychological scarring from junior high if you will, but you say Metamorphosis and I think of Franz Kafka and man-sized cockroaches. That's probably not what Lotus was going after when it hired French artist Gerard Rancinan...
dale-estey's picture
Nov.12.2010
  Daily book biz round-up: Giller scandal edition There’s a lot of outraged buzz in online book circles this morning about Scotiabank Giller Prize juror Ali Smith breaking jury protocol and engaging in a form of literary insider trading by arranging for her U.K. agent, Tracy Bohan, to sign...
dale-estey's picture
Nov.12.2010
  http://static.technorati.com/10/08/23/16719/twitter-follow-achiever.jpg     Should I Tweet By Betsy Lerner This piece is adapted from Betsy Lerner’s new book The Forest for the Trees: An Editor’s Advice for Writers (Revised and Updated for the 21st Century). When I was a young editor at...
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Nov.08.2010
I tried something new today. I opened myself to semi-public criticism at a site called The Page99 Test. I know a lot of writers who regularly post work at Internet writers' spaces for critique. They seem to be pleased with actual reader feedback, so it must work for them. Me, I have a small group...
dale-estey's picture
Nov.06.2010
Open Road, Autography Offer Novel Solutions to Personalizing and Signing E-booksBy Edward Nawotka •146Share • In lieu of having a book signed at author events, Open Road Integrated Media offers readers the chance to have their photo taken with the author. • Computer app Autography allows authors...
dale-estey's picture
Nov.06.2010
    http://www.cise.ufl.edu/~jcui/ENG1131/justice_blind.jpg Lampack Loses in Suit Against Former Author By Rachel Deahl A New York Supreme Court judge has dismissed most of the claims in a lawsuit filed by The Peter Lampack Agency against his former client Martha Grimes and her publisher,...