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Teen Summer Reading Book Reviews

Author: douglaslibraryteens Batman: Hush Returns by A.J. Lieberman “Lots of fighting and blood, which is awesome! Perfect for a Batman comic!” – Skylar4 out of 5 stars.
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Never Never Never Give Up

Author: annamkarras Never Never Never Give Up Today is an anniversary for me. One year ago today I spoke on the phone with Alex Slater at Trident Media Group and accepted his offer to represent me as a literary agent.  It had been a phone call that was years in the
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A Series of Unfortunate Rejection Slips

Author: bobbingforbooks “Somebody obviously told you at some point in your development that you have talent. That person, unfortunately, was wrong.”“There is great writing. There is good writing. And then there is your writing.”“Subject-verb-predicate. Subject-verb-predicate. Subject-verb-predicate. Need I say more?”“It has always been one of my great
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Ghostwriting 101, why I write and a brief blog hiatus

Author: rozmorris Ghostwriting 101, why I write and a brief blog hiatus I’m sneaking away from the internet for a brief period so there won’t be any posts for a couple of weeks. Meanwhile, as if by magic timing, a couple of guest posts are setting sail. First there’s a swift...
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August/September 2016 Writing Contests

Author: rpoli3 August/September 2016 Writing Contests August 2016 Type: Nonfiction (Dreams and Synchronicities) Hosted by: Chicken Soup for the Soul Deadline: August 31, 2016 Entry Fee: None Type: Nonfiction (The Spirit of Canada) Hosted by: Chicken Soup for the Soul Deadline: August 31, 2016 Entry Fee: None Type: Very Short Fiction
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On Second Thought magazine is Seeking Submissions for ‘Sense of Place’ Issue – Pays $250/article

Author: writingcareer On Second Thought magazine, a thrice-yearly publication of The North Dakota Humanities Council, is accepting prose for a forthcoming themed issue called “Sense of Place.” The editors plan to showcase exceptional storytelling from or about North Dakota. Writers are encouraged to view images from Digital Horizons (digitalhorizonsonline.org), a...
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Write Online Book Reviews for The Lifted Brow magazine – Pays $75/review

Author: writingcareer The Lifted Brow (est. 2007), a small Australia-based literary arts publication published quarterly, is curating more submissions for its website’s TLB Review of Books category. The editor needs more in-depth, well-written book reviews and encourages writers to push the boundaries of a typical review and be more experimental...
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“Colleen” by Odie Lindsey, recommended by Mary Miller Issue No. 218

Author: electricliterature “Of land. Day upon day, staring into the void of sand, surrounded by it, coated in it, the talc-like granules circulating in her lungs, deposited, expelled, she was divorced from her lifelong relationship to land: how it had defined her, and her parents, and even how earth itself...
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Almost Zero I am

Author: lovemelissialenox Almost Zero I am pleased and grateful to have the opportunity to promote We’re The People – a blog devoted to diversity in children’s and young adult reading material and Full Circle Literary – “a literary agency, representing children’s books from toddler to teen, and more!” Both We’re
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Almost Zero I am

Author: lovemelissialenox Almost Zero I am pleased and grateful to have the opportunity to promote We’re The People – a blog devoted to diversity in children’s and young adult reading material and Full Circle Literary – “a literary agency, representing children’s books from toddler to teen, and more!” Both We’re
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“Write Using Your 5 Senses”

Author: magpiequills This is one of the most well known bits of writing advice, you’ve probably heard it a dozen times. Sight, taste, smell, sound, touch- and maybe even the ‘sixth sense’. These are the most known human senses, but the idea we only have five is a common urban...
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Very Serious Questions with Dennis Sweeney

Author: ndrmag Dennis James Sweeney is the author of “The Rolodex Happenings,” featured in the most recent issue of NDR. Read on for his musings on bad writing advice and his unfortunate David Foster Wallace-inspired novel that fortunately never was. What’s your favorite swear word or insult?I say “Jesus Christ” constantly,...
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Q&A with Eric Smith (Rocks!)

Author: laurasilvermanlovesbooks Next up I chat with Eric Smith, a literary agent at P.S. Literary and author! Eric is an author, blogger, and literary agent. He writes, reads, and lives in Philadelphia with his beautiful wife, a snuggly pet chinchilla, a bunny rabbit that thinks it’s people, and an overexcited...
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Daily Haiku 12: In Camp I Write

Author: krdnte Daily Haiku 12: In Camp I Write Daily Haiku #12: In Camp I Write penning my novel in my virtual cabin all month long i write Meaning: As I previously mentioned, I’m participating in Camp NaNoWriMo this month! I’m a big fan of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) which is...
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RAE SREMMURD COVERS THE FADER: TALKS BEYONCÉ, GHOSTWRITING

Author: 100flavoursuk RAE SREMMURD COVERS THE FADER: TALKS BEYONCÉ, GHOSTWRITING Look alive! Rae Sremmurd graces the cover of The FADER. The brothers of Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi go shirtless for the magazine’s Summer Music issue, appearing side-by-side in front of a purple backdrop. In the article, Swae Lee opened up about...
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Subscribe to my new ‘Freelance Writing Jobs’ eNewsletter

Author: writingcareer If your daily task is searching for reliable freelance writing opportunities, I invite you to subscribe to my free Freelance Writing Jobs eNewsletter. In each issue I include plenty of researched and handpicked freelance writing jobs that pay. I also include new “call for submissions” from WritingCareer.com. You may
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Book Review: Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

Author: misfitalexa Book Review: Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell   So, I’m totally aware that this post is beyond late, but as I’ve started introducing more book reviews on the blog, I’m catching up on a ton of stuff that I read during the school year while I was in...
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Q&A with Jim McCarthy!

Author: laurasilvermanlovesbooks Today I have a Q&A with my very own agent Jim McCarthy!  I’m a little obsessed with my getting-an-agent story tbh. When I was ready to submit my manuscript to agents, I was interning at DGLM. I went to the main assistant in charge of handling the interns...
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Novel writing: Finishing the first draft

Author: i-aint-jackkerouac Novel writing: Finishing the first draft Welcome to the art of novel writing. How many of us have a good idea for a novel? Hands shoot up all over the room, waving with excitement. How many of us have actually started the novel? A few hands wither and sink...
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Hopsin: No Respect for Ghostwriting Unless You’re Dr. Dre

Author: witchythewitch @Hopsin: No Respect for Ghostwriting Unless You’re Dr. Dre Hopsin has No Respect for Ghostwriting Unless You’re Dr. Dre [box title=””]In an interview with Vlad TV, Hopsin speaks about his views on ghostwriting. He is a big fan of Drake, but has no respect for his use
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BASTIDORES LITERÁRIOS – Explicando Mais a Respeito do Ghostwriting

Author: rosanagutierrez BASTIDORES LITERÁRIOS – Explicando Mais a Respeito do Ghostwriting Por Gianpaolo Celli, consultor do ALITERAÇÃO SERVIÇOS EDITORIAIS Sei que já comentei a respeito mais de uma vez. Porém, como o assunto voltou à boca do povo devido a publicação de youtubers, cheguei à conclusão de que o assunto é...