Friday’s Links: Whitewashing, Working Writers and the Great Chain of Rejection

Take a look behind the scenes at the process responsible for making James Patterson one of the best-selling authors in America.

Alarmed by rampant reports of internet book piracy, author Tess Gerritsen writes about what she found when she went looking for her own books online.

Working writers: when do you know it’s time to quit your day job?

The Huffington Post shares photos of some of the world’s most amazing libraries.

Carolyn Kellogg covers Bloomsbury USA’s second “whitewashing” incident, wherein a white character is placed on the cover of a book about a dark-skinned character.

Publishers try to protect e-book prices from Apple, Amazon.

Received a rejection letter? Take heart! You’re a part of a great chain of rejection.

Kelly Burdick examines the implications of the New York Times paywall.

Richard MacManus suggests several tools for monitoring topics online.

Shedding some light on foreign rights.

n653213921_1671825_1056996Matt Staggs is a literary publicist and the proprietor of Deep Eight LLC, a boutique publicity agency utilizing the best publicity practices from the worlds of traditional media and evolving social technologies. He has worked in the fields of public relations and journalism for almost a decade. In addition to his work as a publicist, Matt is a book reviewer and writer whose work appears in both print and web publications.

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