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Posts Tagged ‘David Carr’

David Carr: My First Big Break

In the latest episode of mediabistroTV’s “My First Big Break,” New York Times columnist, and celebrated memoirist, David Carr remembers the first big story of his career.

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Novel Writing: Editing Your Draft

Novel Writing: Editing Your DraftStarting July 16, workshop your novel in-progress with a published author! Erika Mailman's course will function as a workshop, with the emphasis on sharing your work for review and providing critiques for your peers. By the end of this class you'll have up to 75 pages of you novel workshopped and developed patterns to improve your writing. Register now! 

The Atavist Negotiating with Publishers

New York Times business reporter David Carr just profiled the long-form nonfiction publication, The Atavist. Back in January, we interviewed co-founding editor Evan Ratliff about his innovative app for digital readers.

Here’s more from Carr: “One executive from a major publisher, who declined to speak for attribution because the company is in the midst of negotiations with The Atavist, all but wolf-whistled when I called. ‘It’s almost unbelievable that these three guys came up with something so spectacular,’ he said. ‘This is something we are all working on, and the solution that they came up with both in terms of the reader experience and the production is really remarkable.’”

During our long interview, Ratliff offered advice for publishers and authors looking to explore Amazon’s Singles program. He also told authors how to pitch his new publication.