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Bookbits for November 19th, 2012

Awards! Three big ones, folks!  The National Book Awards were handed out last week, and the winners are: The Round House by Louise Erdrich (Fiction), Behind The Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Book (Nonfiction), Bewilderment by David Ferry (Poetry) and Goblin …

Bookbits for November 7th, 2012

First off, good luck to everyone participating in NaNoWriMo! May you easily reach your 1667 words every day.  If you’re stuck, here are some famous authors on how to overcome writer’s block.  And if all fails, have your character make …

Script Frenzy 2012: Write it, print it!

Dear Fellow Writers, It’s that time of the year again: Script Frenzy 2012 starts on April 1st. Script Frenzy is just like NaNoWriMo, an international writing event, but for scripted material. Screenplays, stage plays, web series, TV shows, short films, …

National Novel Writing Month at ABC

November is National Novel Writing Month! Each year, NaNoWriMo, as it’s called, draws thousands (if not hundreds of thousands by now) of writers worldwide. The challenge? To write 50000 words in one month – that’s roughly a 150-page novel.  1667 …

Bookbits for August 23rd, 2011

Woot!  Two bits in two weeks.  Let’s hope it’s a continuing trend.  A study shows that one in six children fails to read books because of all the texting, emailing and Facebook/Twittering they’re doing. To be fair, I think the …