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Bookish news and publishing tidbits 10 October 2011

book news Bookish news and publishing tidbits 10 October 2011Have an idea for a themed small press zine issue or mini-anthology that youd fancy co-editing?

Social Commerce and Multi-Channel Publishing

Richard Ford talks about novels not being a sacred calling, and what to do to a bad reviewer!

Publishing is a Business Not an Ideology'

Everyone's a curator now'

Robert Zemeckis sets up a period Ghostbusters in his Comic Book Adaptation'

Filipino authors feted in first-ever Fil-Am book fair

Book fair to tackle challenges of digital age storytelling'

Hero Worship: When Comic Adaptations Go Wrong'

Johnny Depp will produce and maybe star in a Dr. Seuss biopic?!'

TV shows that should have lasted

Moby-Dick in Pictures: One Drawing for Every Page by Matt Kish'

The first new Seuss book in over 20 years!'

The year of reading differently'

Jeffrey Eugenides on writing: Pretend to write the best letter youve ever written to the smartest person you know.'

What happens to books when the Kindle is free?'

The books we buy, but never read'

Recently on RIASS:

Book Review: Chasing Fire by Nora Roberts

Book giveaway: Cardanica: a steampunk nightmare by Dario Tonani'(open to all, and closing soon!)

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