Category Archives: New Media

Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of 12/25/11

Publishing Nate Hoffelder, on The Digital Reader, giving up on defending Amazon’s business practices: Amazon Caught Bullying Suppliers (Again). (via Jackie Blem on Facebook.) Sarah Green, Harvard Business Review: Amazon Should Partner With Independent Bookstores. Writer LJ Sellers on the … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of 12/18/11

Publishing Writer Kait Nolan, feeling grinchy about Kindle’s exclusive program. Writer Chuck Wendig and his usual insightful, down-and-dirty thoughts, this time on the perils of self-publishing. (via twitter.) Deep thoughts on the publishing industry from Mike Shatzkin. (via twitter.) Social … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of December 4, 2011

From Madeline Claire Franklin, on keeping a balanced life even if you’re a writer. (via twitter.)     Social Media Douglas Idugboe, new media marketing guru, on twitter and why it’s relevant. (Neal Schaffer via twitter.) Self-publishing Writer Mario Acevedo … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up; Week of November 27th

Literary Criticism Adam Gropnik in the New Yorker: High fantasy for young adults. Interesting lit crit on why books that aren’t even that well-written still appeal to young readers. (vis Matt Staggs on twitter. @mattstaggs).   Publishing On writer Al … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up; Week of 11/20/11

My best of the web for writers this week. Hope it’s helpful. Social Media From the Red Pen of Doom guy, who’s name is actually Guy (Bergstrom), on Why Blog Hits DON’T REALLY MATTER. From writer Christina Katz: Platform and … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up; Week of 11/13/11

Writing craft Screenwriter Alexandra Sokoloff on the passages from her books most highlighted by e-readers.     Social Media Writer Andrew Hickey on why self-published authors should be professional, Pissing in the Pool. (via Mark Stevens on twitter.) From Yahoo/Mashable … Continue reading

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Interview with Tattered Cover Book Store’s Matt Miller

Welcome. I’m very excited to have as my first guest Matt Miller, a general manager at the Tattered Cover Book Store.  As many Denverites know, Tattered Cover is one of the premiere independent bookstores in the nation, a model for … Continue reading

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