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Spot the Difference Between a Bookshop and Nostalgia (Not Everyone Can!)

http://www.cherwell.org/…/we-should-stop-fetishising-indepe… is one student journalist’s take on Oxford’s small bookshops…

Lily is bright (and groovy): bookshops have been fetishised into a commercial vacuum and have become part of the National Trust’s hinterland but with free entry. 313 more words


A Bookseller's Pompous Manifesto

Publisher John Murray wrote in 1842 that “I am very sorry to say that the publishing of books at this time involves nothing but loss.” 786 more words


The Potency of a Beautiful Book

I can’t read a book on an eReader. I hate doing it. Whenever I have, I’ve felt like this little device has chipped away little bits of my soul, and line by line I would feel more and more disconnected from the text. 1,084 more words

General Chatter

A Day in the Life of a Bookseller

I rarely work at the book store anymore. Spending time with my parents, kids and family is my priority these days. I do fill in occasionally when they need me. 791 more words

Money Doesn't Grow on Trees

Growing up, you might have heard your mother or father saying something like that when you wanted some expensive toy. Maybe you listened to them and learned something about where money does come from. 951 more words

What's Happening

Kickstarting Novels, part 2

Laura Kajpust
Creative Artist 

If you haven’t read the first part of Kickstarting Novels, I recommend you start there. https://booklogix.wordpress.com/2015/01/13/kickstarting-novels-part-1/

The focus this time ’round is on videos and descriptions. 932 more words


Bird by bird: Some instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott (Part 2)

Your can read the part 1 here.

In this post we look at the Lamott’s Instructions on Writing.

To start the writing process, do short assignments. 419 more words