Saturday, September 30, 2017

This Week on Books Direct - 30 September 2017

This Week on Books Direct -
30 September 2017

This Week on Books Direct - 30 September 2017

Here's a list of some great articles you may have missed this week. Enjoy!

With all of the competition these days, how do you get your kids to read books?

Why I Can’t Wait For My Son To Be Reading Books by Hans M. Hirschi


Kirsten Oliphant interviews Chris Syme about how to sell more books, which really means how to get more readers.

How To Sell More Books (aka How To Get More Readers) by Kirsten for Create If Writing


The National Book Foundation announced their 5 Under 35 honorees for 2017 today, and in a fun twist, all five nominees are women and three are women of color.

The National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35 Honorees Are All Women by Megan Reynolds for The Muse


Where To Celebrate Banned Books Week 2017! by Maggie Jacoby for Banned Books Week
How did you celebrate Banned Books Week?

Where To Celebrate Banned Books Week 2017! by Maggie Jacoby for Banned Books Week


Junot Díaz, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, called for more help for Puerto Rico.

Author Junot Díaz Calls For Help For Hurricane-Battered Puerto Rico by Michael Schaub for LA Times


The founding text of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been returned to followers of Joseph Smith for $35 million, setting what is believed to be a new record for the most expensive manuscript ever sold.

Book Of Mormon Sets New Record For Most Expensive Manuscript Ever Sold by Alison Flood for The Guardian


4 Tools To Research Competitors On Social Media by Ana Gotter for Social Media Examiner
Do you want to learn more about your competitors’ social media activity? In this article, you’ll discover four tools for researching your competition on popular social media platforms.

4 Tools To Research Competitors On Social Media by Ana Gotter for Social Media Examiner


If you want to make it in the writing industry, you need to learn the lingo.

Talk Like A Copy Editor And Learn Something New In The Process by Shundalyn Allen for Grammarly Blog


Podcasts are a great source of inspiration for writers who like listening to information. Many podcasts also are accompanied by notes and transcripts so you can reinforce your learning through different styles of presentation.

Why Podcasts Are Perfect For Writers by This is Writing


The French writer Marcel Proust paid for glowing reviews of the first volume of his Remembrance of Things Past to be put into newspapers, letters by the author reveal.

Marcel Proust Paid For Reviews Praising His Work To Go Into Newspapers by The Guardian


If you enjoyed this blog post, please visit the other This Week posts for links to more great articles.

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