Author Archive

Social media ‘changed the game’ for poets

Sales of poetry books hit an all-time high of £12m in 2018, with younger readers making up two-thirds of buyers, according to statistics from UK book sales monitor Nielsen BookScan. George the Poet, who opened the BBC’s coverage of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and has his own podcast, believes social media [&hellip

Read More…

Digital publisher Serial Box raises $4.5M

Serial Box, a startup bringing back the tradition of serialized fiction, has raised $4.5 million in seed funding. The company actually disclosed the funding last week when announcing a partnership to produce stories about Marvel characters, but it’s sharing more details about the round — namely, the fact that it was led by Boat Rocker [&hellip

Read More…

There is big money in podcasting. What does this mean for the industry?

New York (CNN Business)On getting word that Gimlet Media would be moving to unionize this week, writer Nick Quah sent out an “Emergency Issue” of his weekly newsletter about the podcast industry, “Hot Pod.” He opened by admitting, “Yeah, I’ve been pretty liberal with the emergency Hot Pods lately. But what can I say? It’s [&hellip

Read More…

Manchester City to issue apology and set up fund for Bennell abuse victims

Manchester City will launch a survivors scheme for the sexually abused victims of Barry Bennell and John Broome with compensation packages adding up to several million pounds Manchester City are launching a survivors scheme for the victims of Barry Bennell that will lead to the Premier League champions offering compensation packages, adding up to several [&hellip

Read More…

Man Booker International prize 2019 longlist sees small publishers win big

Judges praise the 13 finalists all but two published by indie houses for enriching our idea of what fiction can do The finest works of translation from around the world are almost exclusively published by independent presses at least according to the Man Booker International prize, which has unveiled a longlist of 13 books with [&hellip

Read More…

Another Way To Think About It

0 Rawpixel is cataloged in God, Heaven, Redemption, Religion, Writing Read more: https://thoughtcatalog.com/christine-stockton/2019/02/another-way-to-think-about-it

Read More…

Author Rosamunde Pilcher dies at 94

Her first novel as Rosamunde Pilcher, A Secret to Tell, was published in 1955. The Shell Seekers, considered one of her most famous works, was published in 1988. It centres on Penelope Keeling, an elderly British woman who reflects on her life and her relationships with her adult children. The book won her international recognition, [&hellip

Read More…

Vanderpump Rules Season 7 Episode 6 Recap Betches

As a reminder, last week James’s mom begged Lisa for his job back, Lala and Brittany got their butts all pretty, and Stassi and Ariana had a joint cold themed birthday party which ended in a Stassi meltdown. Will she be forced to use her shattered iPhone for a year and a half like the [&hellip

Read More…

Best Valentine’s Day gifts for her: Thoughtful items to up the romance and leave the clichs behind

She'll love this stuff.Image: mashable photo composite Happy Valentine’s Day season, lovebirds. Here’s how to impress your wife, fiancé, girlfriend, or that cute girl at work that you always flirt with in one step: 1. Don’t get her a cheap teddy bear or the on-sale necklace that Kay Jewelers is shoving down your throat. That’s [&hellip

Read More…

This Is What You Need To Understand About Uranus Moving Into Aries This 2019

0 A.T. Nunez 30 something astrology-obsessed accountant, avid reader and full-time pop culture observer. Click Here Read more: https://thoughtcatalog.com/a-t-nunez/2019/01/this-is-what-you-need-to-understand-about-uranus-moving-into-aries-this-

Read More…