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Blog Post Archive

Inspiring Quotes From Children’s Books: INFOGRAPHIC

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Which children’s do you find moving? The team at Quotery.com has created an infographic called “20 Inspiring Children’s Book Quotes.” These beautiful words come from a variety of titles including Roald Dahl’s Matilda, J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan, and J.K. Show More Summary

Amazon Signs Woody Allen

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Amazon Studios has signed author/film director Woody Allen up to write and direct a television series. This will be the director’s first foray into TV and is part of Amazon’s recent push into the creation of original TV content, a move...Show More Summary

Robert Stone Has Died

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Author Robert Stone has died. He was 77-years-old. Throughout his published career, Stone penned eight novels, two story collections, and one memoir. Besides writing, he also served as a Navy man and as a correspondent during the Vietnam...Show More Summary

Gone Girl Blu-Ray Package to Feature Amazing Amy Print Book

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

An Amazing Amy spin-off story will be printed. MTV.com reports that this 36-page children’s book, entitled Tattle Tale, will be included in the package for the Gone Girl movie blu-ray. In both the original novel and the movie, Amy Elliott-Dunne’s...Show More Summary

Macmillan Joins Scribd & Oyster’s Subscription Service Library

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Macmillan, Inc. has established a new agreement with Scribd and Oyster. Subscribers now have access to more than 1,000 digital books from this Big 5 publishing house. Readers can enjoy works by Ursula K. LeGuin, Mario Vargas Llosa, and...Show More Summary

Turning A Page, At GalleyCat

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Welcome to a redesigned GalleyCat! We’re still the same great site, covering books, authors, and publishers while providing industry resources for the writer in all of us. We’ve not only got a new look, but we’re now a part of the Adweek Blog Network. Keep sending us your news and tips. And as always, thanks for reading.

David Shelley Appointed CEO of Little, Brown

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Publisher David Shelley has been appointed Deputy CEO of Little, Brown, a role he will assume on July 1st 2015. Shelley also joined the main board of Hachette UK on January 1, 2015. In the upcoming leadership position, Shelley will report...Show More Summary

Parragon Books Debuts New Line of Princess Books

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Parragon Books — the publisher of such children’s books including: Monster High; Pinkabella and Sunshine and Snowballs – has unveiled a new line of children’s book called Glitterbelle.  The series, which is aimed at the 6 and up set,...Show More Summary

Cover Unveiled For Elizabeth Gilbert’s New Book On Creativity

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Author Elizabeth Gilbert has been writing a new book entitled Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear. Riverhead Books has scheduled the release date for September 22, 2015. Gilbert revealed on Facebook that she was inspired to work on this project by the conversations she has had with her fans through social media. Show More Summary

Simon & Schuster Debuts Online Courses Taught by Authors

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Simon & Schuster has introduced an online destination designed for readers to connect with authors through video courses. The latest SimonSays.com classes are centered around mind-body-spirit, health and fitness, as well as wealth and personal finance topics. The current courses courses include: A Short Guide to a Long Life with David B. Show More Summary

Grammarly’s Crowdsourced NaNoWriMo Novel

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Last November a group of team members at Grammarly, the online site dedicated to proofreading, teamed up to write a novel during National Novel Writing Month. Today, they revealed just how many people participated in the process: 496...Show More Summary

Neil Gaiman Shares His Thoughts On How to Become a Writer

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

How does one become a writer? American Gods novelist Neil Gaiman offered some practical advice to answer this question on his Tumblr. For Gaiman, it’s all about making sure to see a project through from start to finish. Here’s more from Gaiman’s post: “Write the ideas down. Show More Summary

Electric Literature Launches Lit Magazine

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Digital publisher Electric Literature has a new digital lit magazine called Okey-Panky. The new site promises to be “a weekly magazine of short things,” edited by J. Robert Lennon. “Okey-Panky is a weekly online magazine of short, darkly comic, ironic, and experimental fiction, essay, poetry, and graphic narrative,” explains Lennon in a statement. Show More Summary

Tumblr Names Vivian Apple at the End of the World as a Reblog Book Club Selection

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Tumblr has announced its fifth selection for the Reblog Book Club, Katie Coyle’s Vivian Apple at the End of the World. This project marks Coyle’s debut as a young adult author. According to the blog post announcement, participants are...Show More Summary

Devan Sagliani & Tomi Ungerer Get Booked

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Here are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please post your event at least one week prior to its date. The organizers behind Pen Parentis will be hosting a Winter Poetry Night. Show More Summary

Netflix Unveils Trailer For ‘House of Cards’ Season 3

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

An official trailer has been unleashed for House of Cards season 3. In December 2014, Netflix delivered “a special message from the White House” and revealed that the third season will be released in its entirety on February 27th. The...Show More Summary

Dark Horse Comics to Publish a Series on The History of ‘Warcraft’

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Dark Horse Comics plans to publish a series about the history of the “Warcraft” universe. According to the press release, the first volume of the World of Warcraft: Chronicle books will focus on “a journey through an age of myth and legend, a time long before the Horde and the Alliance came to be. Show More Summary

Nathaniel Marunas Appointed Publisher of Quercus US

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Nathaniel Marunas has been appointed Publisher of Quercus US. Marunas has been with the publishing house since 2012 and was instrumental in setting up the publishing house’s New York office, as well as working with Hachette to move the...Show More Summary

Kareem Abdul Jabaar To Publish Sherlock Holmes Novel

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is working on a detective novel. The retired basketball player/memoirist is basing the story on the character Mycroft Holmes, Sherlock Holmes’ brainy older brother. Titan Books will publish the work this fall. The...Show More Summary

Odilo Allows Libraries to Sell eBooks

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Library eBook distribution services firm Odilo has unveiled OdiloPlace a digital content marketplace. OdiloPlace launches with more than 60,000 title from publishers including: Diversion Books, Encyclopedia Britannica, HarperCollins Publishers,Macmillan, Open Road Media, Simon & Schuster, among others. Show More Summary

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