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Posts Tagged ‘Elizabeth Miles’

OkCupid Boozy Book Swap & The Book Doctors Get Booked

Here are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.

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Up for mingling with other bibliophiles? Head to OkCupid’s Boozy Book Swap at The Strand on Wednesday, July 24th starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

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Mediabistro Course

The Art of the Book Review

The Art of the Book ReviewStarting August 4, learn how to get paid to write reviews that will influence the publishing landscape! Taught by a Publishers Weekly book critic, you'll learn how to recommend a book to its audience, write reviews of varying lengths, tailor a review to a specific publication and more! You'll leave this course with two original reviews and a list of paying markets for book reviews. Register now! 

Paper Lantern Lit Counts 20 Novel Sales

Bloomberg Businessweek recently profiled the literary development company, Paper Lantern Lit.

Founded by author Lauren Oliver and former HarperCollins children’s books editor Lexa HillyerPaper Lantern Lit has sold twenty young-adult novels to publishers and landed a “first look” deal with Fox 2000 Pictures.

Here’s more from Businessweek: “Schechter and Hillyer come up with ideas—or ‘sparks,’ as they like to call them—and sell the finished product to publishers. The writers, whom they find through friends or sites such as Craigslist, get a flat fee and bonuses based on sales. The publisher’s book deal is with Paper Lantern, which guarantees that the work will be done on time.”

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