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Posts Tagged ‘Amy Tan’

Veteran Media Exec Deanna Brown Joins Digital Publisher Byliner

The stated mission of San Francisco subscription service byliner.com is as clear and direct as a literary opening sentence like “Call me Ishmael” or “Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins:”

We publish award-winning original non-fiction and fiction, written to be read in two hours or less.

Now heading up those efforts as president is Deanna Brown, the former CEO of Federated Media Publishing. Before that, she was president of Scripps Networks Interactive and a VP-GM level influencer for both Yahoo and AOL. Early on in her illustrious career, Brown also founded Conde Nast’s digital division CondeNet.

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Travel Writing

Travel WritingStarting September 23, learn how to turn your travel stories into published essays and articles! Taught by a former Vanity Fair staff writer, James Sturz will teach you how to report, interview, and find sources, discover story ideas and pitch them successfully, and understand what travel editors look for in a story. Register now! 

Sundown on Sunset: Goodbye, Baby, Goodbye

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Get On Back Where You Belong

Paris is in, she’s out, she’s in–and the streets of LA are a whole lot safer. Of course, OJ and Robert Blake are still roaming around.

Don’t Go West
The LA Times has pulled the plug on barely breathing West magazine. Bought-out babe Lennie LaGuire will preside over the rebirth as a monthly issue. Most pressing question: will Amy Tan still be involved?

Get In Line
Ocean’s Thirteen opens. Don’t pretend you don’t want to see it.