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Friday, December 13, 2013

Publishing Pulse for Friday, December 13

Keep that rabbit’s foot close today and don’t walk under any ladders! And while you’re pondering your luck on this Friday the Thirteenth, here are some writing and publishing tidbits from the web.

And speaking of luck (not to mention lots of hard work) here are our latest QT success stories:

Success Stories

SD Stanley

Kathy Kottaras

Congrats, guys!

Around the Web

At her blog for PW, Shelf Talkers, Elizabeth Bluemle asks whether more adults are reading middle grade books.

In this season of giving, romance writer Anna DeStefano spearheads a book donation drive, Hearts for Hearts. See how you can get involved.

And for a little dark humor on this 13th day, check out The New Yorker’s take on book club questions for the author whose book didn’t quite make it.

A Jersey girl born and bred, Rosie Genova left her heart at the shore, which serves as the setting for much of her work. Her new series, the Italian Kitchen Mysteries, is informed by her deep appreciation for good food, her pride in her heritage, and her love of classic mysteries, from Nancy Drew to Miss Marple. Her debut novel, Murder and Marinara, released October 1. An English teacher by day and novelist by night, Rosie also writes women’s fiction as Rosemary DiBattista. She lives fifty miles from the nearest ocean  in central New Jersey, with her husband and two of her three sons.

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