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Thursday Quote: Ernest Hemingway

                “There is no friend as loyal as a book.” –Ernest Hemingway

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Thursday Quote: Cornelia Funke

“‘Isn’t it odd how much fatter a book gets when you’ve read it several times?’ Mo had said… ‘As if something were left between the pages every time you read it. Feelings, thoughts, sounds, smells… and then, when you look at the book again many years later, you find yourself there, too, a slightly younger […]

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Thursday Quote: Virginia Satir

“We can learn something new any time we believe we can.” Virginia Satir

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The Making of a Book Cover

This video is a fast-forward through making a book cover, for the third in a series.

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Works of Fiction by Grant Snider

Works of Fiction by Grant Snider

Check out Grant Snider’s website.

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Ira Glass on Storytelling

A great all-type video: Ira Glass on Storytelling from David Shiyang Liu on Vimeo.

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Word Book Night

Want to share a great book? Volunteer to be a Book Giver on World Book Night. Find out how at: www.us.worldbooknight.org

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Thursday quote: Flannery O’Connor

Today we’re starting a new thursday tradition. Bringing you a inspirational or book/ witing / reading related quote. Enjoy! “The novel is an art form and when you use it for anything other than art, you pervert it.” Flannery O’Connor

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TU Article: Many authors find self-publishing works just fine

In changed book world, many authors find self-publishing works just fine By Elizabeth Floyd Mair Special to the Times Union More and more established writers who have previously worked with traditional publishing houses have begun to turn, whether by choice or from necessity, to self-publishing. Prominent writers, one after another, have announced recently that they […]

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The Troy Book Makers visit

TU Article: A business role reversal

TROY — The movers and shakers in this Victorian city’s commercial district increasingly are women. There seems to be no one reason why nearly 60 shops, cafes and other businesses are headed by women and if you ask the owners themselves, they’ll come up with a range of answers. Melissa Mykal Batalin, who manages The Troy Book Makers on […]

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