Saturday Grab Bag: Mashup

26 Mar

Mashup:

Here are some great links on writing, the industry, and all things book related. Some are serious, and some are just downright hilarious. We highly recommend you read them!

  • The One On Lists
  • – Alexandra Bracken, YA author of BRIGHTLY WOVEN and the upcoming 2013 novel BLACK IS THE COLOR sheds some light on how publisher lists work – including how and why books are scheduled for different seasons. Very informative!

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Quotes:

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Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go.

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E. L. Doctorow

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What We’re Reading:

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Vanessa: WOEFIELD POULTRY COLLECTIVE by Susan Juby

Kat: HUNGER by Jackie Morse Kessler

Mandy: RULES by Cynthia Lord

Sarah: SUMMERS AT CASTLE AUBURN by Sharon Shinn

Vee: BLOWOUT by Susan Vaught

Savannah: A MOUNTAIN OF CRUMBS: A Memoir by Elena Gorokhova

Sammy: JANE EYRE by Charlotte Bronte

Susan: STARCROSSED by Josephine Angelini

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Reading any good books?  Share them (and any thoughts or cool links) in the comments! Happy weekend!


 

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4 Responses to “Saturday Grab Bag: Mashup”

  1. Evan Foster March 26, 2011 at 4:39 PM #

    Read any book by Bill Bryson-it will cheer you up for sure!

    • Vanessa Di Gregorio March 27, 2011 at 3:16 PM #

      Oooh, thanks for the recommendation Evan! I’ll go look his books up! 🙂

    • Kat Zhang March 27, 2011 at 5:33 PM #

      I love his memoirs!

  2. Eluxuryin March 30, 2011 at 11:53 PM #

    On his way there, he best up a alternation of odd jobs to pay for his journey. There, he became an amateur Layetier to arresting households.

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