Saturday, July 7, 2018

This Week on Books Direct - 7 July 2018

This Week on Books Direct -
7 July 2018

This Week on Books Direct - 7 July 2018

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

Preplanning For NaNoWriMo (A Project Bible) by Catherine E. McLean for Writers Cheat Sheets
Catherine answers the question: “I want to participate in NaNoWriMo in November. Any tips to make the writing go more smoothly or help me achieve my word count?”

Preplanning For NaNoWriMo (A Project Bible) by Catherine E. McLean for Writers Cheat Sheets


After the Swedish Academy canceled the traditional prize this year, the New Academy plans a parallel honor in October.

Alternative Nobel Literature Prize Planned In Sweden by Alison Flood for The Guardian


Quick Tips To Sell More Books On Facebook by Chris Syme for Smart Marketing for Authors
Join Chris Syme for a free master class for authors on how to optimize your Facebook Page to sell more books.

Quick Tips To Sell More Books On Facebook by Chris Syme for Smart Marketing for Authors


Writers Evolve by Anna Simpson for emaginette
Anna answers the question: “What are your ultimate writing goals, and how have they changed over time (if at all)?”

Writers Evolve by Anna Simpson for emaginette


Union says depictions of brutality in The Hate U Give and All American Boys promote distrust of police and “we’ve got to put a stop to that”.

South Carolina Police Object To High-School Reading List by Alison Flood for The Guardian


Banksy Offers To Help Support Bristol’s Libraries by Esme Ashcroft for Bristol Post
Anonymous graffiti star Banksy has volunteered to lend a hand in keeping Bristol’s 27 libraries open, Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees has revealed. 17 of the libraries were previously under threat

Banksy Offers To Help Support Bristol’s Libraries by Esme Ashcroft for Bristol Post


The company did not specify exactly which policies were violated. It did say, however, that Parneros' termination “is not due to any disagreement with the Company regarding its financial reporting, policies or practices or any potential fraud relating thereto.”

Barnes & Noble Fires CEO Demos Parneros For Violating Company Policies by Christine Wang for CNBC


Since first awarded in 1947, only ten women have won it. This year, three of the five Strega finalists.

Will A Woman Writer Win Italy’s Strega Prize This Year? by Jeanne Bonner for LitHub


Followed by the announcement of the winner on 5 July:
Janeczek Wins Strega Prize 2018 photo by Alessandro Di Meo
The winner of the 2018 Strega Prize was announced as Helena Janeczek for her book La ragazza con la Leica.

Janeczek Wins Strega Prize 2018 photo by Alessandro Di Meo


This Is How To Write A Perfect Call To Action by Alice E. M. Underwood for Grammarly Blog
A call to action is a strategy that marketers use to make their advertisements more successful. If you master the method, you can make it work for you in a variety of genres.

This Is How To Write A Perfect Call To Action by Alice E. M. Underwood for Grammarly Blog


Why Are We So Certain About Our Mistakes? by Ryan Holiday for Medium
One of the most painful parts of the writing profession is reviewing your own published work.

Why Are We So Certain About Our Mistakes? by Ryan Holiday for Medium


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