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Writer’s Bone Podcast: Melanie Padgett Powers Shares All: Freelancers and Journalism

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Writer’s Bone Podcast, hosted by Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy, gives insight into the world of writing and sheds light on some of your favorite writers every week! In this episode of Friday Morning Coffee, Melanie Padgett Powers shares all. In this episode, Melanie Padgett Powers, owner of MelEdits, joins Daniel and Sean live from Chatter in Washington, D.C. to discuss a variety of subjects related to writing. Some of these include why “freelancers” need to think of themselves as small business owners, the differences between introverts and extroverts, her path from Indiana to Washington, D.C., and the current state of journalism. Melanie Padgett Powers started her career as a newspaper reporter in Indiana and grew from there. She uses…

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Where in America Is Alex Rider?: Anthony Horowitz’s U.S. Book Tour

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BookTrib is partnering with Bookish to bring you more great content, including this article on Anthony Horowitz’s Alex Rider series.  Read about the latest installment of the series and where you can catch Horowitz on his U.S. book tour.  When Anthony Horowitz published Stormbreaker in 2000, teen spy Alex Rider became a global phenomenon. Over the following decade, the New York Timesbestselling series expanded with nine more Alex Rider books and a Stormbreaker movie. Horowitz ended the series to focus on his other writing projects, including estate-sanctioned novels for Sherlock Holmes and James Bond, the critically acclaimed whodunit Magpie Murders, and the TV series Foyle’s War. But years later, when he wrote a short story revisiting the teenaged secret agent, he realized that he wasn’t quite finished with Alex after all. “I was polishing…

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