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BEA 2010: GalleyCat Strikes Back

As the publishing world stumbled through another day of bookselling, panel discussions, and parties, GalleyCat continued to provide the best coverage of publishing’s biggest conference.

Here are some links to our ongoing coverage.

In a video feature, author Jennifer Egan explored the future of PowerPoint fiction.

Four bestselling paranormal authors explained how they found inspiration.

In the video feature embedded above, the CEO of Figment explored the art of cellphone fiction.

Keep following all the action on eBookNewser and our GalleyCat Twitter feed.

Jennifer Egan Explores PowerPoint Fiction

While working on her recent novel, Jennifer Egan experimented with using PowerPoint slides to tell her story. In the video embedded above, the novelist explained her process–showing other writers how to follow in her footsteps.

The slide show is part of her new novel, A Visit from the Goon Squad. You can see the slideshow here.

Egan spoke at BEA’s 7x20x21 event, a BEA presentation discussion curated by Ryan Chapman and Ami Greko. They gave a number of industry professionals seven minutes to present on 20 slides–allowing only 21 seconds to talk about each picture.

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