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Lit Resolutions from Kody Keplinger, Victoria Dahl, Stephen Markley & Isobella Jade

Yesterday, we revealed the literary New Year’s resolutions from authors. Today we continue with a few more authors who have set literary goals for the upcoming new year. Share your resolutions in the comments section or on Twitter.

The Duff YA writer Kody Keplinger: “My goal for 2011 is to break out of the ‘box’ and write something different from anything I’ve written before. Whether that means writing a screenplay for fun or writing a fantasy story, I don’t know yet. But this year, I want to challenge myself.”

Crazy for Love romance author Victoria Dahl: “I’d like to spend more time reading than writing.”

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Booked: Digital Book Party Tonight

ebooksummit02.gifNovember is high event season in the publishing world. To keep you posted about upcoming events, we’ve launched a new Booked feature–building a literary event calendar for GalleyCat readers.

First, we must mention the GalleyCat-sponsored eBook summit party tonight (Nov. 16) at NYC’s Bubble Lounge. Join GalleyCat writers and readers for a drink and a chance to win a free ticket to the eBook Summit. The party runs from 6:30 until 8:30, moving this virtual conversation about publishing into the real world. Click here to RSVP for a spot.

On Nov. 17, Stephen Elliott will host Eugene Mirman, Jonathan Ames, Rick Moody, Vanessa Hidary and the kid-core band, Care Bears on Fire for a literary night sponsored by The Rumpus and Tin House literary event at the Highline in Manhattan.

On Nov. 19, join Lily Burana, Isobella Jade, and Rachel Kramer Bussel for the fourth anniversary party for the In the Flesh Erotic Reading Series.

On Nov. 19, author Greil Marcus will visit Columbia University to perform his his book, “Lipstick Traces”–incorporating visual material, props and monologue in the 20th anniversary celebration performance.

To include your literary event in future postings, email GalleyCat.

Inside the Blogger’s Studio

More than 40 bloggers registered for the first ever blogger signing session at BookExpo America–including two GalleyCat editors. In this video, GalleyCat senior editor Ron Hogan chats with author Isobella Jade.

At BEA booth 4077, Firebrand Technologies is hosting autograph sessions, interviews, and Q & A’s with online literary curators. In addition, the company will give away two free Sony Readers to lucky participants.

Check out the schedule and read more here: “It’s clear from how quickly this idea went from concept to reality, that book bloggers need and want to create community-to-community relationships with publishers, retailers, and readers. This is an incredibly exciting time in publishing! We invite every publisher at BEA to review this schedule and mark their calendars, so they have a chance to meet the bloggers who are helping to sell their books.”