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Two Great Nations Convene to Discuss the Future of the World’s Children: U.S.-China Collaboration on Early Childhood Development

The world has made great strides in expanding access to basic education. But as more information becomes available about the poor quality of the …

Read Rejection Letters Sent to Three Famous Artists: Sylvia Plath, Kurt Vonnegut & Andy Warhol

Every successful artist must master the art of accepting rejection. “Fail better,” said Beckett in his grim euphemism for perseverance. “I love my …

These Classic Stories Are So Short, You Have No Excuse Not To Read Them

What's that? Your job leaves you with scarcely enough time or energy to cook occasional healthy meals, let alone lose yourself in a great book? We're sure you're busy, but we're incredulous, especially considering your fervent opinions on "The Mindy Project."<p>We needn't remind you of the …

6 Insider Secrets to Getting Published

Books are the new blogs.<p>If you want to write a book and get it published, you are not alone.<p>Sarah Bryden-Brown, co-founder of Go Mighty (a popular site where people make Life Lists), recently explained, "Our Go Mighty members are doers and they love to list goals and write stories... Of all the …

Famous Writers Who Self-Published: Busting a Self-Publishing Myth

Book promotion guru John Kremer introduces his Self-Publishing Hall of Fame by writing, "You could stock a superb college library or an incredible bookstore just from the books written by the some of the authors who have chosen to self-publish [<i>sic</i>]," then proceeds to reel off the names of 52 …

Writers and critics on the best books of 2013

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The Art of the Amazon Sale: Improving Rankings, Selling More Books, and Gaining Exposure

I’m not a master marketer. I never hand someone a business card unless they ask, I rarely plug my titles on Twitter and Facebook, and if I had to …