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When a self-published author contacts someone in the collection development department at my library, we let out a collective groan. Inevitably, our answer to the request to add their book to our c...
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Lee Martin: "For all my years of teaching, this is the student, a young man I never had the good fortune to meet, that I’ve held in my mind, particularly at those times when the stresses of the academic life bear down on me, or the times when my students disappoint me, or the times when I disappoint them."
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Think of your about page as a service to your customer rather than a way to selfishly promote and you can't go wrong.
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Directors of Toughness, Columbia Sportswear Answer the call of the wild with Columbia Sportswear in the most epic six-month position for anyone who lives and breathes adventure! Two die-hard advent...
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It's complicated, but ignorance is no defense.
 
Make sure you understand your risk level when quoting other people's work in your own.
Fair use allows you to use someone’s copyrighted work without permission. However, invoking fair use is not a straightforward matter.
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Ever packed your manuscript into an envelope and slipped it in a post box – hope in your heart and postage-stamp flavour on your tongue? Ever uploaded your short story to a competition submissions page, with stars in your eyes and … mouse-button texture on your finger? Thuy On and Rochelle Siemienowicz from the Big Issue explain how to give your short story a chance in a sea of open submissions.
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seeking adult fiction by début authors
We're so pleased to announce that we'll be hosting 27 days of open submissions for new titles, in association with Cornerstones Literary Consultancy. Starting September 1st 2015, we'll be accepting...
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“There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad.” ; ; ; ; ;—Salvador Dali The romantic notion that mental illness and creativity are linked is so prominent in the public consciousness that it is rarely challenged. ;So before I continue, let me ;nip this in the bud: ;Mental illness is neither ;necessary ;nor ;sufficient ;for ;creativity.
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"Our lived lives might become a protracted mourning for, or an endless tantrum about, the lives we were unable to live. But the exemptions w
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As an independent literary agent in the southern United States, I represent a small group of exceptionally talented writers, both emerging and established. I work with publishers who want to acquire English-language rights in my clients' work and with co-agents around the world to license subsidiary rights.
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