Magazine Articles Tagged With writing practices

VIDA Count 2012, Second Lehrer Book Pulled, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.4.13

The VIDA count for 2012 has been published, which spotlights gender disparity among publications; Paul Ford considers Amazon's foggy corporate culture; LynDee Walker shares unconventional tips on dealing with rejection; and other news.

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Barnes & Noble Nook Revenues Down 26 Percent, Curtis Brown Merger, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.28.13

Barnes & Noble reported its Nook revenues are down 26 percent; literary agencies Curtis Brown and Conville & Walsh have merged; Edan Lepucki gathered the thoughts on first drafts from several novelists, including Emma Straub, Ben Fountain, and Emily St. John Mandel; and other news.

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Leonard Riggio Wants to Buy Barnes & Noble, Wang Ping Files Discrimination Suit, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.26.13

The founder of Barnes & Noble wants to purchase Barnes & Noble's retail stores and website; poet Wang Ping has filed a discrimination lawsuit against Macalester College; ten of the most divisive authors in recent memory; and other news.

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Tips on How to Get Writing Out of the Slush Pile, Jamaica Kincaid Interview, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.15.13

Barnes & Noble announced its Nook revenues would not meet expectations; J. Robert Lennon explains why some writers strive to be rock star musicians; Ploughshares advises how to get out of the slush pile; and other news.

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Pride and Prejudice's Two Hundredth Birthday, Jeffrey Berg Launches New Agency, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.28.13

Barnes & Noble may close about twenty stores each year; former ICM chairman Jeffrey Berg has opened Resolution, a new agency; Pulitzer-prize winning novelist Jennifer Egan explains why she writes; and other news.

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Author Teddy Wayne Is Bad at Twitter (Not Really), Guide to Writing a Memoir, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.23.13

With tips from Meghan Daum, and Ta-Nehisi Coates, Salon offers a guide to writing a memoir; The Love Song of Jonny Valentine author Teddy Wayne discussed the difficulties of self-promotion; David Fincher is in discussions to direct the film adaptation of Gillian Flynn's bestselling Gone Girl; and other news.

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Lost Manuscripts of Robert Burns Discovered, Julianna Baggott's Pure Will Be Film, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.18.13

The Academy of American Poets has elected Claudia Rankine, Marilyn Nelson, and C. D. Wright to its board of chancellors; the American Booksellers Association added forty new independent bookstores in 2012; poet and novelist Julianna Baggott's bestselling Pure is set for adaptation by Twilight producer Karen Rosenfelt; and other news.

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Remembering Poet and Editor Harvey Shapiro, John McPhee on Structure, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.8.13

Fast Company predicts tablet computers will overtake the laptop market in 2013; novelist Kristopher Jansma looks at the relationship between Elmore Leonard and the television show based on his writing, FX’s Justified; John McPhee reveals what he's learned about structuring a story; and other news.

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Remembering Jayne Cortez, Emily Dickinson Online, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.7.13

Activist poet and performer Jayne Cortez has died in New York at the age of seventy-eight; the New York Times traces the circuitous route to publication for novelist Jenny Offill; the Believer looks at the life and work of Nelson Algren; and other news.

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George Saunders Profile, Most Anticipated Books of 2013, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.4.13

Independent bookstores may now sell Kobo tablets; Joel Lovell profiles master storyteller George Saunders in this weekend's New York Times Magazine; H. P. Lovecraft's advice to young writers; and other news.

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