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Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Industry News

Megan DiMaria is Novel Rocket’s industry news columnist. An author and speaker, she enjoys cheering on writers and loves to encourage others as they journey through life’s demands and delights. Megan is the author of two women’s fiction novels, Searching for Spice and Out of Her Hands

Welcome to the November issue of of Novel Rocket's industry news. Are you participating in NaNoWriMo this month? If so, good luck!

Let's get to the news!
  • The U.S Court of Appeals says Google’s library book scanning project is not copyright infringement. For more info . . .  
  • Some encouragement for those suffering through rejection: the winner of the Man Booker prize for fiction had his debut novel rejected nearly 80 times. For more info . . . 
  • Bookstore sales dropped in August. For more info . . .  
  • The 3rd annual Lyra contest (for the Best Independent Novels of 2015) is open for entries. For more info . . . 
  • Want to get a foot in the door for a publishing career? Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas (LPC), a Christian publishing house, is currently building an (unpaid) internship program. For info, contact.
Have a great month, friends. Write on!


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