Saturday, August 01, 2009

Publishing news (Aug 1)

YIKES!!! Isn't Agatha Christie COZY?!?!? (Cozy Mystery List)
The Cozy Mystery Site's Beginning… (Cozy Mystery List)
Martel signs multi-million deal for Life of Pi follow-up (Guardian UK)
T.L. Hines Free Book Download for Uploading Photo (TitleTrakk Book News)
Much Ado About Donald Westlake, Including a Newly Discovered Novel) (Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind)
Nancy Drew’s Granddaughters (New York Times)

Myebook Wants Your E-Book (Publishers Weekly)
'PW' For Sale (Publishers Weekly)
Amazon Sued for Deleting Homework Along with Orwell E-Book (Publishers Weekly)
Barnes & Noble Teams Up With AT&T For Free WiFi (

5 Principles of a Great Author Brand (WildFire Marketing)
Get Better, Not Bitter (A Newbie's Guide to Publishing)
From the Grab-bag of Questions (
Top Ten Tips For Editing Your Own Book (Publetariat)
"Do"s and "Don't"s for Unsolicited Submissions (The Edit Cafe)
Good News from a Trade Show (
Back to Work: Thoughts on ICRS 2009 (

THE BUZZ The most hits this week at Learning Curve ...
01. Mystery TV Themes: HARDY BOYS / NANCY DREW
02. Kenneth Branagh is WALLANDER
03. Are you "Monkish"?
04. The Complete Dick Tracy
05. Mr. Monk and the Final Season
06. Shalhoub on MONK: 'Everything does come to an end'
07. Mr. Monk and Season Seven on DVD
08. T.J. Hooker: "Vengeance is Mine" (Minisode)
09. Donald Westlake: Gone, Not Forgotten
10. The return of Charlie Chan
11. Evanovich brings Alex Barnaby to comics
12. Dr. Whodunit
13. Best Mann: KA-BOOM ("Mann Vs. Superman")
14. Three queens of crime (Sue Grafton, Faye Kellerman, and Tess Gerritsen)
15. Mysteries, Models, and Murder! (Marvel's Models, Inc.)
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