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"Because we’re still children on the playground, clamoring for approval." Well, now. Would you agree?
  Why do fiction magazines reject so many of the stories they receive?  Same answer as the one promised in the title and I’m going to answer up front. It’s because we’re all still children on ...
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I like.
Adi Soffer-Teeni's move follows threats to publish her contact details due to difficulties in removing Facebook posts.
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“To give more people access to the internet, it is useful to offer some service for free. If someone can’t afford to pay for connectivity, it is always better to have some access than none at all.” That's a load of bull. The real idea is to hook them deep enough to make them pay for more, even if they are too poor to be able to afford it comfortably.
Letter from digital rights groups to Mark Zuckerberg says they believe Facebook is building a walled garden and not doing enough to promote net neutrality
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I wouldn't bet on that.
Google will never relinquish its grip over search, but Facebook has a plan to chip away at its stranglehold. And it might work.
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Fascinating
The researchers used public photos from Picasa and Panoramio.
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Some useful info here.
How indie authors can speed up the proofing process of a self-published paperback book by sourcing a local print proof if based outside the USA
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All I can say is: if you don't like it, don't read it.
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I am not sure I understand the obsession with Nabakov.
Why Tolstoy is 11.6% better than Shakespeare. "Reading is the nourishment that lets you do interesting work," Jennifer Egan once said. Th
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Yes it is.
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Cool. Icy, actually.
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Hey folks! Here's the opportunity you have been waiting for all your life! Learn how to get ghosts to write your books and become a millionaire in the process! A measly 90 bucks! BONUS: Learn how to teach people to get ghosts to write their books and make another million or two! 
James Patterson teaches an online writing class on how to write a best-selling book
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Nice, very nice. Useful leads on what to watch out for when translating your book. Or writing it, in the first place.
As non-native English speaking authors are enticed to the self-publishing industry, what are the cha...
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This page is to help me find myself: as an author, a publisher and a social media presence. To help me find like-minded folks to write with, publish with and go social with. To help me and my blog, www.venkyiyer.com, find ourselves on the search engines.