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Star Wars Franchise Sold . . .

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George Lucas has sold Lucasfilms Studios — and the Star Wars franchise therein — to Disney for $4.5-billion. – By Jen Gerson


Giving James Bond a new aura – By Sandeep Bamzai



Penguin, Random House publishing merger finalized – By The Associated Press


Alert: America’s Next Author Contest – By Victoria Strauss –

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Quote(s) of the Day:

A promise made is a debt unpaid. ”  – Robert Service

Coming Up Soon . . .

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Coming up soon – National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) –

How to Respond to Negativity – By Peter Bregman – Harvard Business Review –

How to Become a Writer – By writetodone –

How to Become an Exceptional Writer – By Demian Farnworth – copyblogger –

How Amazon Squeezes Writers to Make You Richer – By Nathan Alderman –

Less-Confident People Are More Successful – by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic – Harvard Business Review –

Rights vs. Copyright – By Victoria Strauss – Writer Beware –

Your E-Book Is Reading You – By Alexandra Alter – The Wall Street Journal –

4 Quick Tips for Authors to Get Website Traffic Fast! – By Lynnette Phillips – For The Book Designer –

Unleash Your Writing With This Trick From the Movies – By Write to Done –

The Essential Guide to (Not) Responding to Critics – By Jeff Goins –

Are the Rules of Engagement for Serious Novels Changing?  By Warren Adler – Huffington Post –

Quote(s) of the Day:

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.” – Mark Twain

8 Strange Rituals . . .

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8 Strange Rituals of Productive Writers – By Kelton Reid – for Copyblogger –

5 Ways to Make Your Novel Inescapable – by Victoria Mixon –

12 Guidelines for Deciding When to Persist, When to Quit – by Rosabeth Moss Kanter – for Harvard Business Review –

Is Your Author Website Doing Its Job? 6 Things to Check – By Laura Pepper Wu – for Jane Friedman –



Quote(s) of the Day:

A true friend unbosoms freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.”  – William Penn