This week! Books!
A little delayed on the link roundup as I was traveling over the weekend, but I still have some good stuff for you.
First up, do you need some coaching? My friend Justine Clay is a business coach for creative professionals, and she’s running a virtual boot camp starting tomorrow on the six essential steps for creating a steady stream of income doing the work you love. Learn more here!
Interesting publishing diversification news, as Penguin Random House has acquired Out of Print Clothing, a company that produces book-related clothing and accessories.
Do Amazon’s bestseller charts have a fake book problem? David Gaughran investigates.
Bob Dylan delivered his Nobel lecture, which sealed his win of the Nobel Prize for Literature. He started off by wondering what many of us all did — what’s the connection between song lyrics and literature?
Annnnnd then I saw a bunch of stuff that wasn’t related to books.
Climber Alex Honnold did something astonishing last week: he climbed El Capitan without any ropes. I can barely wrap my head around this.
Fifteen years after its debut The Wire continues to generate conversation. This was a really interesting look at the life of the man who inspired the character of Omar Little.
And politics alert and all that, but this was an interesting rumination on the essential loneliness of Donald Trump.
This week in the Forums…
If you do childrens’ to YA books, join SCBWI and get their list of agents. Best starting place ever.
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