The Sentence Is a Lonely Place DISCUSSED: The Forlornities of Life, Overliteral Pronunciation, Books as Props, Books as Reliquaries, The Scrunch and Flump of Consonants, Barry Hannah, Gordon Lish, Abruptions, Narratives of Steep Verbal Topography,Sam Lipsyte, Consummated Language, Christine Schutt, Interior Vowels I came to language only late and only peculiarly. I grew up in a household where the only books were the telephone book and some coloring books. Magazines, though, were called books, but only one magazine ever came into the house, a now-long-gone photographic general-interest weekly commandingly named Look. The 11 Best Sites for Finding What Books to Read Next Advertisement Trying to find good books to read during your commute or planning out your summer reading early? There is nothing more daunting than going to a bookstore without a shopping list.
Ink - Quotes about writing by writers presented by The Fontayne Group Writing "I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark." Henry David Thoreau "Writing is an adventure." Winston Churchill "Know something, sugar? Stories only happen to people who can tell them." Discoverability, Part II: How to use Goodreads to solve the discoverability problem As we discussed in our last post, one of the most pressing problems currently facing publishers, booksellers, and authors is that of book discovery. Given the advancement of eBooks and the increasing numbers of self-published authors, the market has become inundated with content, leaving readers in a daze of titles and authors from which to choose. This trend has forced the publishing industry to question how consumers can find books at all, let alone their next favorite read. Cue Goodreads, a social media site for finding and sharing books: Goodreads' mission is to “help people find and share books they love” and, at the same time, “improve the process of reading and learning throughout the world.”
James Joyce - Finnegans Wake (1938) James Joyce (1882-1941) James Joyce on UbuWeb Sound Finnegans Wake (1939) Read by Patrick Healy [Stream or download with downthemall] Description: 'Amazing and important, Healy is something truly rare - this is probably as close to a letter-perfect rendering of the text as we can hope to get. After enduring the whole, I heartily recommend that all Wakeans, all Joyceans who claim to be professionals, all lovers of Joyce, make sure that they have, if not their own copy of the reading, at least a copy in a library near them. Time Is the Simplest Thing - PDF Free Download TIME IS THE SIMPLEST THING Clifford D. Simak Collins Publications ISBN: 0020820755 ONE Finally there came a time when man was ready to admit that he was barred from space. He had first suspected it in that day when Van Allen found the radiation belts that encircled Earth, and the men at Minnesota used balloons to trap the solar protons. But Man had dreamed so long that even in the face of this he could not forsake the dream without giving it a try. So he went ahead and tried--and he kept on trying even after astronauts had died to prove he couldn't do it.
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Discoverability, Part I: What the heck is it, and why does it matter? It seems like one of the outcomes of the various conferences and seminars we attend throughout the year is hearing ad nauseum the next big catch phrase in publishing. A couple of years ago it was “vertical is the new horizontal,” and I spent weeks trying to wrap my brain around what that actually meant for the agency, our clients, and the future of the industry. Over the last six months or so, I have attended a veritable alphabet soup of conferences from BEA (BookExpo America) to DBW (Digital Book World), with In Re Books (New York Law School's “conference on law and the future of books”) thrown in for good measure. The big catch word this time was “discoverability.” At the top of everyone's list of challenges facing publishing was “the problem with discoverability,” or how to connect readers with their “next great read.”
"How to Write Good " HOW TO WRITE GOOD by Frank L. Visco My several years in the word game have learnt me several rules: 1. Avoid alliteration. Always. 2.