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Find Your Niche and Start Small to Work Your Way to a Celebrity Ghostwriting Career

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Celebrity ghostwriting is a lucrative, yet competitive field. For writers who want to collaborate with celebrities on penning their memoirs, it can be an exciting opportunity to tap into a new market. However, there are a few thingsShow More Summary

Archie to Take a Bullet For Gay Friend in Final Comic

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Archie Comics is killing off its “Life with Archie” comic book series with a dramatic conclusion. The publisher announced the conclusion back in April, and the final issue comes out this week. Archie will die standing up for his gayShow More Summary

2014 ITW Thriller Award Winners Unveiled

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The International Thriller Writers (ITW) have unveiled the winners of the 2014 ITW Thriller Awards. Check out the full list of winners below. Follow this link to view photos from the banquet celebration. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

How Famous Creatives Spent Their Days: INFOGRAPHIC

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Have you ever wondered how much time Les Miserables author Victor Hugo spent sleeping? Or how many hours 1Q84 author Haruki Murakami devotes to writing? Podio has created an infographic called, “The Daily Routines of Famous CreativeShow More Summary

George R.R. Martin Hopes For a Future ‘Game of Thrones’ Movie

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Could Game of Thrones be seen on the big screen one day? George R.R. Martin has high hopes to end this adaptation after seven or eight seasons on HBO with a movie. According to Screen Daily, the author of the A Song of Ice and Fire series revealed this desire during an appearance at the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival. Show More Summary

David Mitchell is Publishing His New Short Story Live on Twitter

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

British author David Mitchell is taking to Twitter to publish his latest short story. He began the project today under the hashtag #THERIGHTSORT. You can read the story at this link. The story is told from the point of view of a boy who is high on his mother’s Valium. Show More Summary

‘Alive at 5? Book Trailer

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Journalist Linda Bond has written her first book, a romantic thriller called Alive at 5, which is out today from Entangled Publishing. The book is inspired by her experience as a journalist and even draws on real newsroom personalities. Show More Summary

Science Fiction Picture Books for the Youngest Readers

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Science fiction books supercharged my imagination as a kid. Everything from Star Wars storybooks to Ray Bradbury radio adaptations to The Black Hole – Read Along Book and Record inspired my childhood attempts at telling stories. I want...Show More Summary

How to Perfect Your Elevator Pitch: INFOGRAPHIC

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Need to come up with a short pitch to help get your novel published? Open Colleges has created an infographic called, “How to Perfect Your Elevator Pitch,” which gives great advice for coming up with your 30 second proposal. Check it out: “An elevator pitch must not beat around the bush. Show More Summary

Bill Gates Reviews His Favorite Business Book in WSJ

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

What is Bill Gates‘ favorite business book? Business Adventures by John Brooks, a 1960s collection of New Yorker stories which profiles different companies. Warren Buffett recommended the book to Gates back in 1991, and Gates says that the book is still relevant today. Show More Summary

CW TV Show ‘The Originals’ Generates a Three-Book Deal

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Harlequin has signed a six-figure three-book deal with Josh Bank and Hayley Wagreich at Alloy Entertainment (NA) to pen a series of books based on the CW vampire television show The Originals. Margo Lipschultz will edit the books. The...Show More Summary

Mike Stillkey Turns Old Books Into Beautiful Paintings

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Artist Mike Stilkey uses the covers of discarded books as the canvas for colorful paintings featuring the likes of animals dressed up in costumes or playing instruments. Thisiscolossal.com visited his recent solo show at The Gilman Contemporary Gallery and posted a ton of photos of these amazing creations. Show More Summary

Archie Comics to Re-Launch Superhero Imprint as Dark Circle Comics

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Archie Comics plans to re-launch their superhero imprint under a new name, Dark Circle Comics. This division was previously known as Red Circle Comics. The executives plan to announce some of the new work-in-progress titles on the Dark...Show More Summary

Authors Guild Calls Amazon eBook Offer in Hachette Dispute “Highly Disingenuous”

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

While Amazon’s latest offer in its ongoing dispute with the Hachette Book Group may look like they are trying to be more friendly towards authors, the Authors Guild isn’t buying it. Essentially on Tuesday, Amazon told Hachette that they...Show More Summary

Collective Digital Studio to Adapt ‘Maximum Ride’ Into a YouTube Mini-series

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Collective Digital Studio has acquired exclusive online rights to James Patterson’s Maximum Ride series. The studio intends to present this fantasy story as a YouTube mini-series. This project would not mark the first time that Patterson’s popular young adult series has received the adaptation treatment. Show More Summary

‘The Fault in Our Stars’ Appears to Be the Top Purchased Book in 48 States

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

As of January 2014, John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars may have become the most frequently purchased book in 48 states within the nation. The Mashable team arrived at this conclusion after combing through the data for both print book and Kindle eBook sales on Amazon. The only 2 states with different results appear to be Washington D.C. Show More Summary

Barnes & Noble NY Promises to be Nicer to Breastfeeding Mothers

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Barnes & Noble has promised to be more friendly to breastfeeding mothers in New York, as part of a settlement with New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman. As part of the deal, the book retailer will train all of its New YorkShow More Summary

Wearable Device Helps Visually-Impaired People Read

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Researchers at the MIT Media Lab have invented a tool that makes it easier for visually-impaired people to print read books. The FingerReader is a ring-like tool that these readers can wear to help them read printed text. Here is more...Show More Summary

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Hits eBook Stores

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

To Kill a Mockingbird is finally available in eBook form. After years of holding out, author Harper Lee agreed to the book’s digital publication back in April. “I’m still old-fashioned. I love dusty old books and libraries. I am amazed and humbled that Mockingbird has survived this long. Show More Summary

George R.R. Martin Gives the Finger to Those Speculating His Death

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Sci-fi author George R.R. Martin does not appreciate speculation that he won’t live to finish the last two books in the Game of Thrones series. In an interview with the Swiss daily newspaper Tages-Anzeiger, the 65 year-old author told...Show More Summary

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