Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Market Glut - Too Many Media Dragons?

“In order to write the book you want to write, in the end you have to become the person you need to become to write that book.” ― Junot Díaz

"We're pumping out all these graduates while the readership for literary fiction is shrinking. I think everybody knows that." Market Glut - Too Many Writers? Here’s one Link that goes with the bushels - a convertible bookcase - from holding your books to holding your corpse. Vcourtesy of BookRiot

Levi Asher comments on an advance screening of the film adaptation of Kerouac’s ON THE ROAD. I don’t want to say that these cold river memories on kindle have to be simple, but I want to clarify my language. I want them to be direct without sacrificing the kinds of music, the picture-making I’ve always been interested in. “There is nothing static, relaxed or dull in any of the stories in this book, so don’t come here if you’re in the mood for gentle reverie or immature, superficial awe... In a book as short as this, what’s left out is as important as what’s left in. There’s a sense of each character’s life beyond the page which reveals Sole survivor's surviving skill. On The River - Two Graves Full

After David Ogilvy’s wildly popular 10 tips on writing and a selection of advice from modernity’s greatest writers, here comes some from iconic writer and painter Henry Miller Legacy of Writing Tips and even more tips Writing tips from two-time Booker winner, Hilary Mantel Dead Are Real