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No royal wedding invite? Get a job at the palace Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding invite. -- PHOTO: AFP LONDON - IF YOU were not lucky enough to be one of the 1,900 people invited to Prince William's upcoming wedding, then fear not: you could always get a job making coffee for the...
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Most of my manuscripts are hand-written on alternate lines on both sides of the page. They are packed in boxes in a basement. There are also one or two typed (and copied) manuscripts per novel. Scribbled notes and vague outlines and research I might forget are also in the binders. Oh - yes - and...
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Copyright comes a cropper in the digital age Public-domain campaigners have the holy grail of publishing in their sights by Robert McCrum Gatz at the Public Theatre in New York. Photograph: Joan Marcus/AP The big stage hit in America last year was a novel, "the most remarkable achievement in...
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  The case of the other K. The latest twist in the ongoing legal battle over Franz Kafka's estate: secret negotiations involving its sale - possibly abroad. By Ofer Aderet When the Tel Aviv District Court convicted former President Moshe Katsav of rape last week, another court, not far away...
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The Simple Software That Could -- but Probably Won't -- Change the Face of Writing   by James Somers                                                                                                                          It took T. S. Eliot about a year to compose his masterpiece epic poem...
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Hello Fellow Writers, Please visit my website for Writing Tip #27.  This week I talk about the over use of the word "Not".  Stop by and take a alook www.kellyabellbooks.com
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 http://www.independent.ie/multimedia/archive/00414/pitchfork_indo_414144t.jpg Pitchapalooza 2010: Tips for Perfecting Your Book Pitch43Share By David Henry Sterry NEW YORK CITY: Ten years ago, before the Kindle, Facebook and Twitter, Arielle, my ex-agent and current wife, and I both had books...
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A few years ago, during a gab session between our creative writing professor and the class, the prof mentioned that he left his first drafts alone for sometimes a year before coming back to them. After a year or so, then, he felt enough time had passed for him to see his manuscripts clearly,...
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http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Folio_38v_-_The_Visitation.jpg   Reading Europe   The "Reading Europe: European culture through the book" exhibition is brought to you by The European Library and the national libraries of Europe. This online exhibition offers a rare...
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  Macmillan Publishers Starts Film/TV UnitBy MIKE FLEMING | EXCLUSIVE: In the latest attempt by a book publisher to produce what it publishes, Macmillan Publishers has launched Macmillan Films, a new shingle that will be spearheaded by Brendan Deneen. A former Hollywood development and...