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Bookish news and publishing tidbits 13 September 2011

book news Bookish news and publishing tidbits 13 September 2011

Penguin Ink collection -''If people can have literary tattoos then why can't literature have people tattoos?

Agents tell YA authors: lose the gay characters and I'll get you a deal'

Does the show, dont tell rule apply as much to childrens fiction as it does to adult fiction?'

Kate Winslets Books That Made a Difference'

ShelfTalker: A typical (or maybe not-so-typical) Sunday in the bookstore.'

Andy Griffiths on how he found his voice and on writing tips:'

Cate Kennedy interviewed on winning the Vic Prems Lit Award for poetry'

The Mechanics of Screenwriting'

Book Prices Prop Up Print Siblings'

Right out of Vonnegut: using computer-generated stories to cut back on writers

Vanity Fair'unearths a trove of early Hemingway correspondence:'

Authors Guild Sues University Libraries Over Digital Library

Chortle: Publishing Group announces a ban on human authorship'

How to Open a New Book -'

Your thoughts on digital publishing are sought by The Bookseller:'

Anthony Bourdain Will Get His Own Imprint at Ecco'

An Argument For Agent-Publishers, an Interview with Agent Ed Victor'

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Review: The Starkin Crown by Kate Forsyth

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