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Author Stories Podcast Episode 682 | Julie Kibler Interview

Author Stories Podcast Episode 682 | Julie Kibler Interview

Today’s author interview guest is Julie Kibler, author of Home for Erring and Outcast Girls: A Novel An emotionally raw and resonant story of love, loss, and the enduring power of friendship, following the lives of two young women connected by a home for “fallen girls,” and inspired by historical events. “Home for Erring and Outcast Girls deftly reimagines the wounded women who came seeking a second chance and a… Read Article →

WHY NOT YA? | Episode 7: Nicola Yoon, The Sun is Also a Star

WHY NOT YA? | Episode 7: Nicola Yoon, The Sun is Also a Star

We teamed up with Belletrist to bring you #WhyNotYA—a conversation centered around young adult books, where hosts Ebony LaDelle from Epic Reads and Karah Preiss from Belletrist interview authors who talk about important themes of female empowerment in their YA novels! In this episode, we chatted with Nicola Yoon about The Sun Is Also a Star—everything from the book to movie process to the book’s themes of immigration. This was… Read Article →

Shakespeare in our time

Shakespeare in our time

Professor David Schalkwyk of Queen Mary University of London argues that the most significant developments in Shakespeare today are to be found not in academic work, but in the reimagining of the plays in different cultures around the world. Theme by theme, Illuminating Shakespeare brings together the very best Shakespeare resources from across Oxford University Press. This includes free access to materials for every level, from school to scholarly research…. Read Article →

Elisa Días Castelo

Elisa Días Castelo

Elisa Díaz Location: Mexico City Category: Poetry Bio: Winner of the Alonso Vidal National Poetry Prize 2017 for her first collection, Principia (Tierra Adentro). With the support of the Fulbright and Goldwater scholarships, she completed an MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) at New York University (2013-2015). Her poems in English have appeared in Poetry International, Tupelo Quarterly and Border Crossing, among others. She won the Poetry International Prize 2016, the… Read Article →

How to link your BMI or ASCAP to Tunecore link

How to link your BMI or ASCAP to Tunecore link

In this video I will demonstrate how to link you Tunecore publishing company ($75 fee) with your BMI account so you can collect your money. Tunecore publishing company name is (Tunecore Digital Music) Need more help visit www.igobyneq.com to hire experts. Still need help? Hire Us Also support my music so in this video let me show you how to link your BMR with your tune core if you paid… Read Article →

Shakespeare and the Supernatural | Michael Dobson

Shakespeare and the Supernatural | Michael Dobson

Michael Dobson explores Shakespeare’s use of ghosts, fairies, witches, and all elements of the supernatural. He proposes that the ways in which we understand them today has been shaped by Shakespeare – from the ghost in Hamlet to the miniature fairy Queen Mab from Romeo and Juliet. Theme by theme, Illuminating Shakespeare brings together the very best Shakespeare resources from across Oxford University Press. This includes free access to materials… Read Article →

Rewriting Yugoslav history: Serbian war criminals-turned authors | The Listening Post (Feature)

Rewriting Yugoslav history: Serbian war criminals-turned authors | The Listening Post (Feature)

It has been a quarter of a century since some of the most brutal wars tore through the once huge country called Yugoslavia. The stories of collective memory, the narratives of loss, and the legacies of those wars are still fresh in the minds of so many who lived through those years. And as a Kosovar-Albanian working on The Listening Post, telling those stories – especially the ones that capture… Read Article →

Daniel Bergner, author of What Do Women Want, in conversation with Caroline Baum

Daniel Bergner, author of What Do Women Want, in conversation with Caroline Baum

What Do Women Want? – In What Do Women Want? Adventures in the Science of Female Desire, critically acclaimed journalist Daniel Bergner looks at the evidence. Recent research, he finds, dismantles the myths to reveal an unprecedented portrait of female lust: the triggers, the fantasies, the mind-body connection, the reasons behind the loss of libido and, most revelatory, that this loss is not inevitable. Daniel bergna welcome to booktopia thanks… Read Article →

Bank Holiday Book Vlog | Claire Fenby

Bank Holiday Book Vlog | Claire Fenby

Last weekend I filmed a reading vlog with Ben, featuring a trip to the library & a day in East London. You can follow me on Instagram @Claire_Fenby – more social media links below. Want to support my channel? Why not buy me a coffee?: S U B S C R I B E: I N S T A G R A M: T W I T T E R:… Read Article →

Writing & Publishing Tips : How to Copyright a Poem

Writing & Publishing Tips : How to Copyright a Poem

Copyright a poem by printing out the poem, putting it an envelop with the date on it and mailing it back to yourself. Do not open the envelop unless there is a dispute about the writer. Consider putting a copyright symbol after a poem to try and deter other people from stealing poetry with tips from a writer and instructor in this free video on copyrights. Expert: Laura Turner Bio:… Read Article →

Spotlight on authors Leigh Bardugo and Erin Morgenstern | SDCC 2019

Spotlight on authors Leigh Bardugo and Erin Morgenstern | SDCC 2019

Join bestselling authors Leigh Bardugo (NINTH HOUSE) and Erin Morgenstern (THE STARLESS SEA) as they discuss writing fantasy for all ages, astrology, supporting woman-owned business, giant cups of tea and much more. Moderated by Petra Mayer (Books editor, NPR). Sign up for the Penguin Random House newsletter to get more videos like this and tailored book recommendations: Subscribe to PRH: PRH on Facebook: PRH on Twitter: PRH on Tumblr: PRH… Read Article →

Hilary Mantel and Fay Weldon: The Courage of Women Writers

Hilary Mantel and Fay Weldon: The Courage of Women Writers

Writers in Conversation is a series of talks organised by the Society of Authors, which feature members of the SoA Council and other writers discussing the business of writing. This short video clip shows Hilary Mantel and Fay Weldon discussing the courage of women writers, and is from a talk that took place on Wednesday 3rd December 2014. I just wanted to raise a couple of things with you about… Read Article →

Writing About History for Kids | Middle Grade Ninja: Author Jessica Lawson

Writing About History for Kids | Middle Grade Ninja: Author Jessica Lawson

PLEASE SUBSCRIBE for more great content:) Buy THE ACTUAL AND TRUTHFUL ADVENTURES OF BECKY THATCHER by Jessica Lawson: Download BANNEKER BONES AND THE GIANT ROBOT BEES for free: From Middle Grade Ninja Episode 21: Jessica Lawson enjoys living in Pennsylvania, where she and her family spend weekend hours hanging at the local orchard, pretending to be on Top Chef Junior, building with magnet blocks, making up new holidays, and reading… Read Article →

WriteNow 2017 - Get Published.

WriteNow 2017 – Get Published.

Your voice matters. Your story matters. Your book matters. We want books to reflect everyone in our society, including stories which aren’t often told. That’s why through WriteNow we want to find, mentor and publish new writers from communities under-represented on the nation’s bookshelves. This includes writers from BAME (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic) or LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer) communities, writers who have a disability, or come from a… Read Article →

Writing Historical Middle Grade Fiction | Middle Grade Ninja: Author Daniel José Older

Writing Historical Middle Grade Fiction | Middle Grade Ninja: Author Daniel José Older

PLEASE SUBSCRIBE for more great content:) Buy DACTYL HILL SQUAD by Daniel José Older: Download BANNEKER BONES AND THE GIANT ROBOT BEES for free: From Middle Grade Ninja Episode 22: Daniel José Older is the New York Times bestselling author of the Middle Grade historical fantasy series Dactyl Hill Squad, the Bone Street Rumba urban fantasy series, Star Wars: Last Shot, and the award winning Young Adult series the Shadowshaper… Read Article →

Shakespeare and Race

Shakespeare and Race

Ayanna Thompson considers the theme of race in Shakespeare’s plays, the extent to which he would have been aware of Africans, and how he introduced them into his plays. She discusses the current debate amongst black actors about whether or not to play the part of Othello. Ayanna Thompson is Professor of English at George Washington University, and she specializes in Renaissance drama and issues of race in/as performance. She… Read Article →

What I'm Reading: Ben Macintyre (author of THE SPY AND THE TRAITOR)

What I'm Reading: Ben Macintyre (author of THE SPY AND THE TRAITOR)

Author Ben Macintyre (THE SPY AND THE TRAITOR) shares three books he’s enjoyed recently. Full list below! Read more about his book: THE PURSUIT OF LOVE by Nancy Mittford: THE SECRET WORLD by Christopher Andrew: IN COLD BLOOD by Truman Capote: Not sure what to read next? Sign up for book recommendations and giveaways from Read It Forward: At we guide you towards a literary future full of books that… Read Article →

How to Avoid the 'Fatal Cheapness' of Historical Fiction

How to Avoid the 'Fatal Cheapness' of Historical Fiction

Full video from the Association of Writers and Writing Programs available at: Irish writer Colm Tóibín and Rachel Kushner, author of The Flamethrowers, look at how history plays into fiction and why getting every detail right isn’t as important as tension and currency. Henry James is very good on the subject a friend of his rose an historical novel and sent it to him and he sent it back immediately he… Read Article →