Sales for 'Fifty Shades' reach trilogy 100M copies
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Vintage Books announced Wednesday that sales for E L James' sexually explicit trilogy have reached 100 million copies and have spent 100 weeks on The New York Times' paperback best–seller list. The novels have been translated into 51 languages, …

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Young Readers Are a Growing Breed – Best-Selling Author's Tips
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Pinkney has also written more than 30 books for young people, many of which have made The New York Times bestseller list. The upshot: Young people are reading — via e-books and print — and they (and their parents) want more. With the popularity of …

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Jason Collins' jersey skyrockets to No. 1 on sales list
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Now you can add "lucrative" to that list. The NBA told media outlets Tuesday that Collins' jersey was the biggest selling jersey between his signing Sunday night and Tuesday. From CBS New York: Collins' No. 98 jersey rocketed to No. 1 in sales on the …

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Boy, 13, writes NYT bestseller on 'how kids can do big things'
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And just a year after that, his humorous semi-autobiographical take about tween life, “Just Jake,” landed on the New York Times bestseller list — coming in at No. 7 in the rankings of children's middle grade books. “First off, it's a funny book,” Jake …

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The 5 Reasons Writers Write – Helping Writers Become Authors
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What's really driving you? Do you know why you write? Discover the five reasons writers write.

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SpecFaith Blog — My Writing Influences
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I've never talked much about the writers that have most influenced me. I think in some interview or other I've listed one or two, but I've never really told my writing journey by way of my reading journey. As the saying goes, “You …

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10 Common Blog Writing Mistakes: INFOGRAPHIC – GalleyCat
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10commonblog Grammar Check has created a useful infographic called, “10 Common Blog Writing Mistakes,” which explores common grammatical errors found in blog posts. The image is a helpful resource for all writers that …

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Laudani: Window-Shopping at Zulily
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While I don't think it will make the New York Times Best Seller's List, I think Zulily has a very interesting take on e-commerce. Zulily was founded just three years ago in Seattle. While people may think of Zulily as just another e-commerce retailer …

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Creating a 'Living Image' of a Transgender Woman
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19 on The New York Times Best Seller list last week. Author and feminist activist bell hooks called it a courageous work: “Told with a spirit of raw honesty that moves beyond confession to redemptive revelation, this book is a life map for …

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