Popular Fiction Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Historical Trauma Makes For Thrilling Fiction In 'Officer And A Spy'Read the original story

    Jan 30, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... and lawyers and famous novelist Emile Zola rising to the defense - couldn't have been more appealing to a popular fiction writer like Robert Harris. In An Officer and a Spy , he turns these matters into the stuff of entertaining and intelligent ...

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  2. Ebooks and the PoorRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2014 | Library Journal

    ... probably never be a legal ebook equivalent of used book stores or paperback trading stores that make reading popular fiction so cheap. They'll have to use libraries. But if all the excited talk about "the library of the future" is true, the library ...

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  3. Comic Book Author Claims Superhero Obsession Is Culturally DestructiveRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2014 | PSFK

    ... television shows, literature or comic-book material". "Why should murder be so over-represented in our popular fiction, and crimes of a sexual nature so under-represented?" he asks. "Surely it cannot be because rape is worse than murder, and is thus ...

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  4. Tom McCarthy's International Necronautical SocietyRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2013 | Buzzle.com

    ... Previous novels have received similar levels of critical acclaim, although they remain on the fringes of popular fiction. It's easy to see why you probably won't find copies of McCarthy's novels in your local hair salon-McCarthy is not exactly light ...

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  5. How I Write: James PattersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2014 | TheDailyBeast.com

    The best-selling author of the Alex Cross novels, whose new book First Love , co-written with Emily Raymond, is out now, talks about how much of his life is spent writing outlines, and what an aspiring writer can do differently to prepare for a career in popular fiction as opposed to literary fiction.

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  6. Ian Fleming miniseries sheds light on James Bond writerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... Incidents in Fleming's life - lost loves, narrow escapes and wartime escapades - inspired him to create popular fiction's most famous spy, and provided fodder for countless tales of derring-do. He wrote Casino Royale in 1953, then followed that with ...

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  7. Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond sheds light on spy writerRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... Incidents in Fleming's life - lost loves, narrow escapes and wartime escapades - inspired him to create popular fiction's most famous spy, and provided fodder for countless tales of derring-do. He wrote Casino Royale in 1953, then followed that with ...

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  8. Tom McCarthy's International Necronautical SocietyRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2013 | Buzzle.com

    ... Previous novels have received similar levels of critical acclaim, although they remain on the fringes of popular fiction. It's easy to see why you probably won't find copies of McCarthy's novels in your local hair salon-McCarthy is not exactly light ...

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  9. Saratoga shorts: Valentine's Day is around the corner, and in...Read the original story

    Jan 20, 2014 | Saratoga News

    Cupertino-based electro-optical engineer, author and educator Barbara Grant will give a presentation at the Saratoga Public Library on Feb. 10, 7 p.m. Grant will argue for the need to apply standards to forensic imagery analysis separating scientific fact from popular fiction, a need that she claims will be critical as we move into the drone age.

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  10. The Growing Threat of Amazon PublishingRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2014 | The Motley Fool

    For an aspiring author of popular fiction, there can be few phrases more defeating than "Maybe you should just self-publish."

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  11. Don't Underestimate the Power of Pleasure ReadingRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2014 | Education Week

    ... School for Social Research in New York City argues that reading literary fiction (as compared with reading popular fiction, or nothing at all) temporarily enhances one's ability to understand others' mental states and deepens empathy. The study- ...

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  12. 'Pushing the limits' focuses on scienceRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2014 | News Herald

    ... in science, technology, engineering and math. "Pushing the Limits" is organized around four works of popular fiction that explore broad scientific themes. Books are available at the circulation desk in the library. For information or to register, ...

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  13. Best Bets in Eastern Poconos Entertainment, Jan. 25-Feb. 2, 2014Read the original story

    Jan 23, 2014 | Pocono Record

    ... and its sequel "Screen Savers II: My Grab Bag of Classic Movies." Zane Grey, one of the foremost writers of popular fiction in the early part of the 20th century, was born Jan. 31, 1872. He is best known for his stories about the American West, and ...

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  14. The Challenging SelectmanRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2014 | Library Journal

    ... I mean the one used a hundred years or so ago, is that fiction isn't educational, and specifically that popular fiction is trashy and bad for the masses. But in fiction are the names all different? How? Do they change or something? To test this ...

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  15. Zane Grey birthday event Jan. 31 -Read the original story

    Jan 21, 2014 | Pocono Record

    Zane Grey, one of the foremost writers of popular fiction in the early part of the 20th century, was born on Jan. 31, 1872.

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  16. Write Better: The 7 Qualities of High-Concept StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2014 | Writer's Digest

    Stumped by submission guidelines calling for "high-concept" romance, suspense, young adult or other popular fiction? These 7 qualifiers will help you gauge how your work fits in.

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  17. Saratoga shorts: Valentine's Day is around the corner, and in...Read the original story

    Jan 20, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Cupertino-based electro-optical engineer, author and educator Barbara Grant will give a presentation at the Saratoga Public Library on Feb. 10, 7 p.m. Grant will argue for the need to apply standards to forensic imagery analysis separating scientific fact from popular fiction, a need that she claims will be critical as we move into the drone age.

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  18. I Hate My JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2014 | On Social Marketing and Social Change

    ... is revealed that the story actually describes the life of an iconic fictional character or the premise of a popular fiction. The name is derived from the title of its earliest known instance, a copypasta story in which the narrator is revealed to be ...

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  19. Between the Lines: More new titles for fall readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2013 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... herself "a serious writer, as distinct from entertainers." Still, much of her output is dark and viewed as popular fiction with literary bents. Here she presents "four novellas of love gone wrong," one of her specialty themes. "The Best American ...

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  20. Author Joel Chafetz Releases His Novel 'The Chaff'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... novel of coming toAmerica. Joel is a novelist, a prize winning short story writer, and a former literary and popular fiction instructor at the University of Washington's writer's program. He lives in a suburb south of Seattle with his wife and ...

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