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Doctor Who on the Power of Books

You want weapons? We’re in a library! Books! The best weapons in the world! This room’s the greatest arsenal we could have. Arm yourselves! — Doctor Who Yes, books are a great weapon, for good and bad. That’s one of the reasons I love writing and reading books. They are always full of life! — […]

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David Attenborough on the Art of Storytelling

I firmly believe that the art of storytelling will never change. If you tell a good story, people will hang on your words. — David Attenborough That’s how you attract attention and sell more books: Tell Good Stories! — John Kremer

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Booksellers Recommend: All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them by Anne Strick

If you dream of joining the world of Hollywood, you don’t have to live in Los Angeles. You don’t have to be young. You don’t have to be beautiful or handsome. You don’t have to sing or dance or know how to act. You don’t have to write a brilliant screenplay. You just have to […]

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Booksellers Recommend: Kings of Memphis: Elvis and Tutankhamen by Carolyn Reynolds

The intriguing doppelganger or twin life shared by King Tut and Elvis Presley is the essence of the visionary time-travel romance, Kings of Memphis. Both of the Kings married 14-year-old brides. Both of their mothers died early, and both had only one Queen. The deaths of Tut and Elvis have an element of mystery and […]

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The Quotable Mark Twain: On Living a Kick-Ass Life

Mark Twain is always a great source of interesting observations and pithy quotes. Here are just a few of my favorites . . . Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry. A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. Age is an issue of mind […]

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Mignon Fogarty: Why Book Authors Should Build Apps

Matt Gartland, founder of Winning Edits, has begun a new podcast series called AuthorMBA, where he interviews bestselling authors on their latest strategies. In this podcast, he interviews Grammar Girl Mignon Fogarty about her popular podcast, bestselling books, and new Grammar Pop iPad app. One key tip from this podcast: Book authors should seriously consider […]

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Chris Ashton Kutcher on the Sexiest ThingMy Incredible Website

The sexiest thing in the entire world is being really smart. And being thoughtful, and being generous. Everything else is crap, I promise you. It’s just crap that people try to sell to you to make you feel like less. So don’t buy it! Be smart, be thoughtful, and be generous. — Ashton Kutcher at […]

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Comic-Con International: San Diego

Who is going to Comic-Con next week? Looks like it’s going to be another sell-out with thousands and thousands of people, characters, and celebrities. #ComicCon #comics

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