Saturday, March 31, 2018

This Week on Books Direct - 31 March 2018


This Week on Books Direct -
31 March 2018

This Week on Books Direct -  31 March 2018


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

According to their website, the International Edible Books Festival (IEBF) “unites bibliophiles, book artists and food lovers to celebrate the ingestion of culture and its fulfilling nourishment. Participants create edible books that are exhibited, documented then consumed.”

Everyone Get Ready For The International Edible Books Festival by Simon Reichley for Melville House



How Writing Poetry Helped My Prose by Ban for Mythic Scribes
Find out how practising writing poetry improved this author’s prose.

How Writing Poetry Helped My Prose by Ban for Mythic Scribes




Publishers Are Urged To Monitor Amazon Buy Buttons by Jim Milliot for Publishers Weekly
Amazon’s year-old policy of letting third-party sellers compete for buy buttons is here to stay.

Publishers Are Urged To Monitor Amazon Buy Buttons by Jim Milliot for Publishers Weekly



If you have an interest in starting to write fiction or improving your writing, this course is for you.

Free How To Write Fiction Course With Future Learn by Penelope Silvers



A bookseller has been convicted of stealing a rare edition of a Harry Potter book worth £1,675 by swapping it with a novel of “very little value”.

Bookseller Convicted Of Stealing Rare Harry Potter Novel by BBC News



Folio Academy members have overwhelmingly said prize should be closed to US novelists.

Top Authors Make Mass Call On Man Booker To Drop American Writers by The Guardian



Independent booksellers in the US have said the online release of John Oliver’s surprise title is ‘a slap in the face’ for stores on the frontline of diversity.

Marlon Bundo: Booksellers Furious Over Decision To Launch On Amazon by Allison Flood for The Guardian



Writing might seem to many to be a solitary activity, but actually, community is a huge part of being a writer. A creative writing group is a great way to motivate yourself to keep writing, to give and get support from other writers, and to receive feedback on your work.

11 Tips For Starting A Creative Writing Group That Works For You & Your Fellow Writers by Melissa Ragsdale for Bustle




If you have writer's block, maybe try wearing a hat like Dr. Seuss!

The Weird Habits Of These Famous Writers Will Surprise You by Arianna Rebolini for BuzzFeed



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

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