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Aided by Apps, Audiobooks Market Grows in Japan

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
by The Japan Times The use of audiobooks is increasing steadily in Japan, providing a boon to the publishing industry, which is facing declining sales of ordinary books. Audiobooks already account for 10 percent of book sales in the United States and Europe. In the U.S., audiobooks, which…

EDITING 101: 25 – Style Guides for Fiction…

EDITING 101: 25 – Style Guides for Fiction…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Originally posted as the Dun Writin’—Now Whut? series on this blog, EDITING 101 is a weekly refresher series for some of you and brand new for others. Courtesy of Adirondack Editing Style Guides for Fiction In order to make the English language (or any language) consistent, style guides and manuals…

Happy birthday, Bob: Now we are six

Originally posted on bluebird of bitterness:
When the bluebird of bitterness (a.k.a. Bob) decided to go into the blogging business six years ago, he asked his siblings Otto, Ada, Nan, Eve, and Hannah to join him. Since jobs for unemployed birds without any marketable skills were pretty thin on the ground, all of them eagerly accepted. Well, “eagerly” might be overstating the case a…

Top Artists In The World

Top Artists In The World

Do You Judge Writers?

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? ? by Christopher Slater Whenever a person reads what someone else has written, there is always an expected level of judgment. The reader is going to judge whether the topic of the writing is something that they are interested in. They will judge the writer’s ability to…

How to open a link in a new Window – and why you should #Blogging

How to open a link in a new Window – and why you should #Blogging

Originally posted on deborahjay:
We all want people to read our posts, don’t we? Why else would we devote so much time to blogging? So in amongst your material, you include helpful links to other articles. What you may not realise is that more often than not, once a reader clicks away from your page, they…

Guest author: Amy M. Reade – I Don’t Write Horror—I Live It.

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
I don’t know how many times I’ve come back from a vacation and said to anyone who would listen, “I’m never going on vacation again,” only to pack up and go somewhere else the following year. Honestly, with all the vacation mishaps my family and I have…

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